EMDB > All Movies > D > Dune
bar orange to black
Dune (2000)  link to Dune on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1877

poster Dune

IMDb Rating:
star star star star star star star star star star
7.1/10 (16864 votes)

Country: USA,

Spoken Languages: English, Italian

Genre(s): Drama, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy

Director(s): John Harrison

Video Codec: Unknown

In the 11th millennium, Shaddam IV, ruler of the Galactic Empire, rids himself of his competitor Duke Leto Atreides by giving him control of the desert planet Dune also called Arrakis; fully aware that its present owner, Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, will not give it up without a fight. The reason is that Arrakis is the source of the valuable spice, a substance produced by enormous and dangerous sandworms, which bestows special mental qualities on anyone who consumes it. A short while later Harkonnen does indeed succeed in ambushing and massacring Leto and his men. Leto's mistress Lady Jessica, who is a member of the clairvoyant order of Bene Gesserit, manages to escape into the desert with her son Paul, and after a long and dangerous march they finally encounter the Fremen, the long suppressed desert tribe of Arrakis. Impressed by Paul's clairvoyant abilities, tribal prince Stilgar takes in the fugitives. Very soon the Fremen are convinced that Paul is their long-prophesied redeemer, and...



photo William Hurt William Hurt Duke Leto Atreides, 3 episodes, 2000
photo Alec Newman Alec Newman Muad'Dib, 3 episodes, 2000
photo Saskia Reeves Saskia Reeves Lady Jessica Atreides, 3 episodes, 2000
photo P.H. Moriarty P.H. Moriarty Gurney Halleck, 3 episodes, 2000
photo Ian McNeice Ian McNeice Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, 3 episodes, 2000

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.78:1