Being shunned at Academy Awards, "" delightfully shines at another event as the movie made its way to lead the nominations for Empire Magazine's 2006 Film Awards, securing five nods with its stars, and , each scored nomination in Best Actor and Actress categories. Came behind the great ape flick were "", "", and "" which all garnered four nominations, the latter being one of other four competitors of "King Kong" in Best Film category.
Meanwhile, other big screen productions which have been included in the nominees' list were among others "" for Best Thriller, "" for Best Comedy, and "" for Best Horror Movie. As for the movie stars, names like , , , , plus also appeared on list. For the complete list of nominations, do take a look at http://www.empireonline.com/awards2006/nominations/.