Dune
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Lady Jessica: I know she has come to test him. No man has ever survived being tested with the box. Tonight I may lose my son.

Piter De Vries: I knew Yueh's wife. I was the one who broke his Imperial conditioning. I've thought of many pleasures with you. It is perhaps better that you die in the innards of a worm.

Paul: Father! The sleeper has awakened.

Baron Harkonnen: What does Leto say, Piter?
Piter De Vries: Vendetta, he says, using the ancient tongue. The art of kanly is still alive in the Universe. He does not wish to meet or speak with you.
Baron Harkonnen: I made my peace gesture. The forms of kanly have been obeyed.

The Baron's Doctor: You are SO beautiful, my Baron. Your skin, love to me. Your diseases lovingly cared for, for all eternity.

Feyd-Rautha: Who is the little one, a pet perhaps? Will she deserve my special attentions?

Feyd-Rautha: Why are you going to prolong the inevitable? I will kill you.

Guildmaster: A Secret Report within the Guild. Four Planets have come to our attention regarding a plot which could jeopardise Spice Production: Planet Arrakis, Source of the Spice. Planet Caladan, home of House Atreides. Planet Geidi Prime, home of House Harkonnen. Planet Kaitain, Home of the Emperor of the Known Universe. Send a third-stage Guild Navigator to Kaitain to demand details from the Emperor. The Spice must flow.

Piter De Vries: I imagined many pleasures with you. It is better perhaps that you die in the innards of a Worm.

Paul: My name has become a killing word.

Spice Worker: Sire, we can't leave all this Spice.
Duke Leto Atreides: Damn the Spice! Get out of there.

Paul: I'm dead to everyone unless I become what I may be.

Other mistake: There is a scene in which Piter DeVries is talking about the Landsraad (one of the governmental organizations in Dune). Twice he mispronounces the name, saying "Lansdraad" instead.

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Trivia: The TV version of this film lists a Mr. 'Judas Booth' as the screenwriter. Allegedly this was to get back at David Lynch (who was both screen writer and director) for so brutally condemning and demanding that all credits to him be removed from the film's re-edit for TV. The name is a combination of Judas Iscariot, the betrayer of Jesus, and Abraham Lincoln's killer, John Wilkes Booth.

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Question: Admittedly the sound on my copy of this movie is lacking somewhat but when Paul is researching Arrakis and Gurney et all enter I swear I can hear the trailer for the movie playing in the background. Am I correct on this?

Answer: No. At least, not on the DVD I have. It does play the title tune in the background, though.

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Answer: The beginning narration is playing softly, as if it's coming from whatever computer Paul was doing research on. Like he was watching a movie about the world he is living in, which is sort of odd.

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