Dune
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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.

Chani: Tell me of your homeworld, Usul.

Paul: Father... father, the sleeper has awakened.

Duncan Idaho: May the Hand of God be with you.
Paul: May the Hand of God be with us all, Duncan.

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

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.

Continuity mistake: Depending on the version, in the final confrontation between the Emperor and the Harkonnen, and Paul and the Fremen, you can see Thufir Hawat standing in the crowd of the imperial side. After the battle between Paul and Sting he has suddenly disappeared. This is due to there being different, much longer versions of the same film. There is a 120 minute version, 180 and 190 minutes, and apparently in Singapore you can buy a 240 minute version. However, in the long versions the stains on Thufir's lips and Paul's totally blue eyes do not appear in the extra scenes: now you see it, now you don't.

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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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