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

Paul: The Worm is the Spice! The Spice is the Worm.

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.

Baron Harkonnen: The drug was timed. Dr. Yueh has been very useful to us.

Piter De Vries: As you instructed me, I have enlightened your nephews concerning my plan.
Baron Harkonnen: My plan.
Piter De Vries: ...the plan... to crush the Atreides.

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

Gurney Halleck: Shield Practice.
Paul: Shield Practice? Gurney, we had practice this morning. I'm not in the mood.
Gurney Halleck: Not in the mood? Mood's a thing for cattle and loveplay, not fighting.
Paul: I'm sorry Gurney.
Gurney Halleck: Not sorry enough.

Paul: Father! The sleeper has awakened.

Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV: Bring in the floating fat man.

Paul: This is part of the weirding way that we will teach you. Some thoughts have a certain sound, that being the equivalent to a form. Through sound and motion, you will be able to paralyze nerves, shatter bones, set fires, suffocate an enemy or burst his organs. We will kill until no Harkonnen breathes Arrakeen air.

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

Duke Leto Atreides: I'll miss the sea. But a man needs new experiences. They jar something deep inside, allowing him to grow. Without change, something sleeps inside of us and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.

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: David Lynch was disgusted with the elongated cut of the film which includes paintings of the 'robot revolt' back story to the original film, a sub-plot he deliberately omitted. He demanded his name be removed from the credits of the film and replaced with the Director's Guild nom de plume, 'Alan Smithee'. This was done so sloppily, by superimposing Smithee's name over Lynch's, that the credit reads "A ALAN SMITHEE FILM".

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