Shortly after publication in 1965, Dune was identified for potential film prospects and the rights to adapt the novel to film have been held by several producers since 1971. Attempts to make a film were made and it was considered to be "unfilmable" owing to its breadth of content. Because of the book's status among fans, any deviation from the original material without strong justification has the potential to harm the film's reputation.
- 1 Hans ZimmerDream of Arrakis 3:09
- 2 Hans ZimmerHerald of the Change 5:01
- 3 Hans ZimmerBene Gesserit 3:54
- 4 Hans ZimmerGom Jabbar 2:00
- 5 Hans ZimmerThe One 2:31
- 6 Hans ZimmerLeaving Caladan 1:55
- 7 Hans ZimmerArrakeen 2:16
- 8 Hans ZimmerRipples in the Sand 5:15
- 9 Hans ZimmerVisions of Chani 4:27
- 10 Hans ZimmerNight on Arrakis 5:03
- 11 Hans ZimmerArmada 5:09
- 12 Hans ZimmerBurning Palms 4:04
- 13 Hans ZimmerStranded 0:59
- 14 Hans ZimmerBlood for Blood 2:29
- 15 Hans ZimmerThe Fall 2:32
- 16 Hans ZimmerHoly War 4:21
- 17 Hans ZimmerSanctuary 1:50
- 18 Hans ZimmerPremonition 3:30
- 19 Hans ZimmerOrnithopter 1:55
- 20 Hans ZimmerSandstorm 2:35
- 21 Hans ZimmerStillsuits 5:31
- 22 Hans ZimmerMy Road Leads into the Desert 3:52
|Runtime||2 hr 35 min|
|Budget||$165 000 000|
|Premiere: World||$401 847 900 September 15, 2021|
|USA||$108 327 830|
|Other countries||$293 520 070|
|Box Office – Budget||$236 847 900|
|Premiere: USA||$108 327 830 October 22, 2021|
|first day||$17 500 000|
|first weekend||$41 011 174|
|Digital: World||December 3, 2021|
|Parental Advisory||Frightening & Intense Scenes, Violence & Gore|
|Production Companies|| |
|Also Known As|| |
DescriptionA noble family becomes embroiled in a war for control over the galaxy’s most valuable asset while its heir becomes troubled by visions of a dark future.
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Beautiful, atmospheric and interesting for the first 30 minutes. After the Harkonnen attack, some boring avengers began. Trivial, flat, mediocre acting and incomprehensible scenario decisions. Translated to English
I don’t regret a bit that I went on the first day of the premiere. This is the best I’ve seen in a while. The beauty of this film is multifaceted and it is in everything. Naturally, the film does not convey even a tenth of the book, but it should not. Everything is on the level: actors, directing, operator, and sound from bg-a. Translated to English
It seems that every frame, every sound, every single element has been thought over for months, and the creators proudly enjoy every detail. The only downside to the movie is that it ended. Translated to English
How many times I got goosebumps from these large-scale, wide and grandiose plans, do not count. Damn beautiful film! Translated to English
I haven’t read the book so I can’t compare it to anything. I just played Dune 2. Original universe, very cinematic, artistic. I didn’t notice 3 hours. But there are many questions left for the universe, for the characters. And the ending is in the wrong place. It’s weird to wait 3 years for the next episode Translated to English
I have mixed feelings. Picture – 10 points. Like putting half of an excellent book on the screen – 9 points. But if you evaluate it as an independent work, then 8. Something was missing for me. Sharpness, probably. Therefore, 8.5 overall rating and I will definitely review again. Translated to English
Great visuals and fast paced storytelling. Movies like this don’t come out very often, which is a shame. The acting game, in my opinion, let us down a little bit, so 8 out of 10 touched on the sequel, and the soundtrack is simply divine. Now all that’s left is to cross our fingers for the film to do well at the box office. Translated to English
It is a pity that Villeneuve refused to voice thoughts, this is a very important aspect of the book, in this regard he loses Lynch’s version. Also, not unimportant mentats are not presented in any way, for a viewer who is not familiar with the original source, these are ordinary ordinary people. Everything else is great! Translated to English
At the risk of making many mortal enemies, I will still say that this is an extremely tedious and heavy movie, more or less moving out due to the visual during the first hour, but then completely sagging under the weight of its own gravitas. I’ll skip the second part.) Translated to English
The last hope of the serious fiction genre, if this film «fails» at the box office, then the genre will be buried for many more years. Translated to English
Sitting in anticipation of the second part is an absolute minus, but the disclosure of the story is much clearer than the adaptation of Lynch is a significant plus. Albeit with a reduction in the branches indicated in the book. However, this variation from Villeneuve with his visuals and Zimmer’s music works wonders… Translated to English
Fucking movie with a claim to the creation of the entire universe. Haven’t had this much fun with Dune since playing on the Sega. Many differences from the first film with Sting, but many, so to speak, «good old». In a word – Well done Villeneuve. I look forward to continuing. Translated to English
I have not read the book, but this did not prevent me from fully understanding the essence, as many say. The film itself is very well made. What are only the night scenes and graphics. Actually, for this I put 6. The plot is not very intriguing, it feels like the world is alive, but this is not enough. Translated to English
Beautiful visuals, cool soundtracks, nice actors, but it is difficult to understand the film for people unfamiliar with books. The first half is very slow, the second is more dynamic and exciting. Translated to English
A film with an amazing scale, a powerful soundtrack, cool actors, but … emotions after watching it are generally zero. And I don’t even know why. Is there a great book in my memory that I read for the sake of adaptation and which is much better, or do Villeneuve’s films do not emotionally hurt me? Translated to English
Villeneuve was able, beautifully able. He competently imposed a measured pace on the events of the book, you believe everything, you empathize with everyone. The visuals are obviously just wow, but the sound design is top notch, give the Oscars to the guys there. This is only half of the plot, so the emotions from the «ending» are zero. Translated to English
Epic, epic, atmospheric. But … there is no irony and psychedelia is not enough. And still 10 points. I went to 3d cinema in the area. There was a full house. A bunch of drunk coughing people. I think to go again, but only with the original track. Translated to English
Awesome movie! Even an ordinary cinema screen is not enough for such a large-scale epic spectacle. Gotta go to IMAX! Translated to English
Monumental work by Villeneuve. The symbiosis of picture and sound is just mesmerizing. Minus the ball only for the break in the most interesting place. Translated to English
A mesmerizing 2.5 hour movie trance, a worthwhile film adaptation that sounds and looks great. Translated to English
I hope the movie is not just beautiful like Blade Runner 2049 Translated to English
Lynch did the same for just one film, here we were sold another start to a new boring series. Yes, visually everything looks stylishly expensive bohato. But, the film is dry and insipid, like golden sand, the shiny faces of expensive actors go back and forth in serious cabbage soup. Translated to English
I understand that it is probably simply impossible to film such a book in full, but a certain feeling that the plot is slightly torn did not give me rest. Each time it seemed – here an important moment was missed and here … But in general – it was super. Translated to English
Atmospheric, viscous, like caramel toffee, fantasy. And that’s just the tie. Beautiful visuals and music. Enjoyed until the last letter of the credits. Lots of great guys in the cast. Translated to English