Dune (1984) Poster



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Version of 

Dune (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
Dune (2020)

Edited into 

Destination Dune (1984) (TV Movie)
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


Dune (1992) (Video Game)
Video game adaptation of the movie
Emperor: Battle for Dune (2002) (Video Game)
Based from the same novel, uses music from 1984 movie and similar costumes and sets
Behind the Dune (2016) (Video Game)
Inspired by the movie.


A Trip to the Moon (1902) (Short)
Georges Méliès-esque visual style and special effects.
Hamlet (1948)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The opening shot is mirrored.
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Both Mr Newton and Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohaim want people to keep out of their minds.
Eraserhead (1977)
Heavy Metal (1981)

Referenced in 

Punky Brewster: Play It Again, Punky (1985) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
The Making of... 'Lifeforce' (1985) (Video)
mentioned once
Solarbabies (1986)
At the Movies: Cult Video (1987) (TV Episode)
The Hidden (1987)
In both movie Kyle MacLachlan's character faces a minor villain named De Vries.
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Maicol (1988)
Poster is shown
Snatcher (1988) (Video Game)
The look of Randam Hajile is directly based on the character Feyd from Dune.
Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon (1989) (Video Game)
One of the postcards in Fester's World O' Wonders describes the planet Arrakis, its dust storms and sandworms.
Total Recall (1990)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sidehackers (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo: I WILL kill him!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jungle Goddess (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I *will* kill you!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo: (as Sting) I WILL kill him!
Jonathan Ross Presents for One Week Only: David Lynch (1990) (TV Movie)
An extended sequence is devoted to the production of Dune.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) (TV Episode)
Frank: "I *will* kill you!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Wild Rebels (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I *will* kill him!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "In the movie 'Dune,' Sting did appear in tiny leather underpants, a little thong thing, and delivered the line, 'I *will* kill him!'."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Servo: I will kill you!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom (as Feyd Rautha): "You *will* kill me!"
Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)
Timmy mentions Sandworms
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Star Force: Fugitive Alien II (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Arrakis, 'Dune'"
Dragon Ball Z: Bejîta tsuyoshi!! Mezameru Sûpâ Saiya-jin no chi (1992) (TV Episode)
Vegeta says "The sleeper has awakened".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel "It's the Gom Jabbar." Crow: "Tell me about your homeworld, Usal."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Against the Moon Men (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "This is like the scene in 'Dune.'"
Green Legend Ran (1992) (Video)
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw of Gor (1993) (TV Episode)
Referenced throughout
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
Dr. Forrester: "I *will* kill you!"
Cybill: Educating Zoey (1996) (TV Episode)
Poster is visible in Zooey's room.
King of the Hill (1997) (TV Series)
Dale Gribble convinces himself his son is an Alien and that if he disciplines his son the real father will freeze him in Carbonite and trade him for Spice.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The She-Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I *will* kill him!"
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Boy II Man (1997) (TV Episode)
The film is for sale on VHS in Media Mania.
Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1997) (Video Game)
The drugs that are used to augment the player's intellect are called mentats. This is the name of the alien race in Dune who use drugs to similarly use drugs to increase their intellectual capacity.
1st Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1997) (TV Short)
references this film in comparison to The Fifth Element
Dark City (1998)
The Making of 'Tremors' (1998) (Video)
mentioned twice
Antz (1998)
General Mandible speaking to the workers looks too much like Muad'Dib talking to his new people....And, the scene where Z is trying to climb up the Reebok shoes is similar to the one where Muad'Dib tames the worms...
The Mummy (1999)
Dogma (1999)
"Maybe his name is a killing word."
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) (Video Game)
Star Trek: Voyager: One Small Step (1999) (TV Episode)
Arrakis Prime is listed as a planet that the ship's surgeon has visited.
Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned (1999) (Video Game)
While joking about Wilkes' seismic thumper, Gabriel references Dune by asking if a giant sandworm will be summoned, and later saying that a giant sandworm is approaching.
The Alien Legacy (1999) (Video)
Excel Saga: Animation USA (2000) (TV Episode)
The sandworms from Dune are seen in the final scene.
Syphon Filter 2 (2000) (Video Game)
The Cell (2000)
Anatomical Bodysuits in both films.
The New Adventures of the Time Machine (2000) (Video Game)
The game is also inspired by Dune.
Dragon Ball Z: Upgrade to Super Saiyan (2000) (TV Episode)
Vegeta says "The sleeper has awakened".
Star Trek: Voyager: Drive (2000) (TV Episode)
Giedi Prime is listed as an ideal vacation spot.
Eraserhead Stories (2001) (Video)
David Lynch talks about showing "Eraserhead" to the cast and crew of "Dune."
Beverly Hills Cop II: The Phenomenon Continues (2002) (Video)
Mentioned by Jürgen Prochnow.
Mysteries of Love (2002) (Video)
Men in Black II (2002)
Jeff, the giant alien worm that lives in the subway, resembles the Sandworm from Dune.
Equilibrium (2002)
Kendo practice scene references shield practice in Dune
The Uncanny Suspects (2003) (Video)
Koi... Mil Gaya (2003)
Dune main theme used when spaceship opens up in the end
Peep Show: Warring Factions (2003) (TV Episode)
Mark buys Dune on DVD.
Jak II (2003) (Video Game)
Krew is based on Baron Vladimir Harkonnen.
QI: Aviation (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Stephen as an example of Alan Smithee
Black Books: Elephants and Hens (2004) (TV Episode)
Paul Atreides conquers a giant worm on Arrakis and Bernard Black conquers a giant worm in his bookshop.
World of Warcraft (2004) (Video Game)
A mission in Terrokar Forest involves calling up giant worms using a "Thumper"
Sweets to the Sweet: The Candyman Mythos (2004) (Video)
This film is referenced.
Zeitgeist (2004)
"He, who controls the spice, controls the universe."
Conker: Live and Reloaded (2005) (Video Game)
Multiplayer level: Doon
Tripping the Rift: Chode & Bobo's High School Reunion (2005) (TV Episode)
One character resembles The Baron from Dune
Hellsing Ultimate (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
Seras Victoria's signature weapon is called a Harkonnen, after the main villain from the film
Star Fox Command (2006) (Video Game)
There is a boss called the "Dune Worm" on Titania, referencing Frank Herbert's Dune series.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: The Secret Snake Club vs. P.E./King Tooten Pooten (2006) (TV Episode)
When the mega-nerds activate 'the thumper' to summon their snake brethren, it's a reference to summoning sand worms on the planet Dune.
The Curse of Blanchard Hill (2006) (Video)
A character is named after Chani.
Hellsing Ultimate: Hellsing Ultimate, Vol. 3 (2007) (TV Episode)
Seras Victoria's signature weapon is called a Harkonnen, after the main villain from the film.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Sandworm (2007) (TV Episode)
Chuck has a onesheet for it in his room, and he and Morgan go as a sandworm to the Halloween party
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Sleuth: On Set (2008) (Video)
This film is referred to by Kenneth Branagh.
Sam and Max: What's New, Beelzebub? (2008) (Video Game)
After Sam remarks he thought these cartridges were buried in the desert, Max tells him the sandworms probably brought them here.
Corner Gas: The Accidental Cleanist (2008) (TV Episode)
When Hank is under the deck, Wanda tries to scare him by mentioning the sand monsters in Tremors and Dune
The Venture Bros.: Shadowman 9: In the Cradle of Destiny (2008) (TV Episode)
Twenty-four says, "maybe his name is a killing word."
Space Chimps (2008)
Dune sandworms' doppelgangers greet the chimps
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009) (Video)
When the Wong family rides the sandworm on Mars like a commuter train
Family Guy: Not All Dogs Go to Heaven (2009) (TV Episode)
Patrick Stewart mentions his role as Gurney Halleck.
Good Eats: Feeling Punchy (2009) (TV Episode)
Alton Brown's "shipmate" quotes directly from the movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Warriors of Virtue (2009) (TV Episode)
"Meanwhile on the set of Dune..."
The Big Bang Theory: The Adhesive Duck Deficiency (2009) (TV Episode)
Raj finds it on the HBO East Coast feed
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Three Words (2010) (TV Episode)
Chuck has a Dune poster in his bedroom.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Scarlett #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
"Should I be yelling that we have WormSign?"
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Nacho Sampler (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Casey
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Role Models (2010) (TV Episode)
When Morgan says to Casey, "Fear is the mind killer," he is repeating an often used line from Dune.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Tooth (2010) (TV Episode)
Morgan says, "Fear is the mindkiller."
The Venture Bros.: Operation P.R.O.M. (2010) (TV Episode)
Shore Leave refers to using a poison tooth.
Brad Tries...: Brad Tries Pepsi Holiday Spice (2010) (TV Episode)
Noah quotes the film.
Our Idiot Brother (2011)
Mentioned by name
Bum Reviews: Rango (2011) (TV Episode)
"Great, now we're ripping off Dune"
Anime Abandon: Bounty Dog (2011) (TV Episode)
"...and talks like he's in Dune."
The Nostalgia Chick: The Little Mermaid (2011) (TV Episode)
Roses mentions the Chick's review
Atop the Fourth Wall: Kamandi at Earth's End #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
"I think 'fear' is a Dune reference."
Special Collector's Edition: El soltero (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned
The Cinema Snob: The Gestapo's Last Orgy (2012) (TV Episode)
"She doesn't wanna co-star with you in Dune."
Half in the Bag: Silent House and John Carter (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Forget About It: Star Wars (Sequels) (2012) (TV Episode)
A Dune poster is shown at one point
Saturday Morning Mystery (2012)
Chad declares at one point that "Fear is the mind killer." These words originate from the Dune movie and the Dune book.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 80's Cartoon Intros (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Hewy discusses '80s movies.
Futurama: 31st Century Fox (2012) (TV Episode)
A tailor tries to sell Fry a stillsuit.
Written by a Kid: Fire City (2012) (TV Episode)
Upon achieving immortality, Tychseria's eyes become blue within blue, the same side effect of the spice melange in Dune.
Impractical Jokers: Episode #1.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the street interviewees.
The Nostalgia Chick: The Fellowship of the Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing the sci-fi genre
Nostalgia Critic: Catwoman (2013) (TV Episode)
At one point, Sean Young is seen riding a giant sandworm while shouting, "I'm the Kwisatz Haderach Give-A-Dog-A-Bone!"
Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
The other Dune movie
Atop the Fourth Wall: Comic Book Quickies #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration."
Nostalgia Critic: Alice in Wonderland (2014) (TV Episode)
A prophecy of "a chosen one" is written for this movie
Shut Up and Talk: Lindsay Ellis (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Real History of Science Fiction: Space (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is indirectly referenced
Naked and Afraid: Dunes of Despair (2014) (TV Episode)
Honora mentions the movie title while walking across the sand
Hindsight: I Never... (2015) (TV Episode)
on Sebastian's list of recommendations at the video store
Film 2017: Episode #44.4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Jupiter Ascending (2015)
The Big Short (2015)
During the meeting with the CDO guy in Las Vegas, someone comments that Mark Baum's face "looks like the bad guy in Dune".
Spam Attack: The Movie (2016) (Short)
The female narrator appearing before the stars is a hommage to the beginning of David Lynch's "Dune".
Trolls (2016)
"He who controls the Trolls, controls the kingdom."
The Blockbuster Buster: The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016) (TV Episode)
to be reviewed next time
The Goldbergs: Han Ukkah Solo (2016) (TV Episode)
VHS box shown.
Supergirl: Exodus (2017) (TV Episode)
Winn and Lyra watched the film on a date.
Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption (2017) (TV Episode)
"He who controls the pants, controls the galaxy!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Time Travelers (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "I *will* kill him!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Arrakis . . . Dune . . . Desert planet"
1st Viewing: The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michelle Pfeiffer/Kyle MacLachlan/Mark Normand (2017) (TV Episode)
Kyle MacLachlan talks about his early movie, and comments on his emoji summary of it
Stakeout Stories (2017) (Short)
"The sand movie" Swenson and Smith confusedly decide they were thinking of.
Housewife Alien vs. Gay Zombie (2017)
Police Captain's oversized eyebrows
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #16 (2017) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Everything Sucks!: All That and a Bag of Chips (2018) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tyler
Ready Player One (2018)
The planet Arrakis is mentioned as a virtual destination.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Anticipated Movie Reboots (2018) (TV Episode)
Dune is #1.
The Venture Bros.: The High Cost of Loathing (2018) (TV Episode)
After The Monarch complains about the gel he put in his eye brows, 21 says "Well, at least you don't look like Piter De Vries anymore." 21 also mentions Paul Atreides.
Crossbreed (2019)
A character's hair style is a reference to Sting's hair in "Dune".
1st Viewing: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Dune/Starman/Mass Appeal/Runaway (1984) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Movie is reviewed.
At the Movies: The Stinkers of 1984 (1985) (TV Episode)
One of their picks.
Troldspejlet: Episode #35.11 (2006) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
featured in documentary
Great Directors (2009)
Clips shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Air Raiders #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Bimbos in Time #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Linkara wishes he were watching this instead of reading this comic
Nostalgia Critic: The Flintstones Movie (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Coolest Planets in Sci-Fi Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Arrakis is #9.
Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
Clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Materials (2013) (TV Episode)
Melange, the spice is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Drugs (2014) (TV Episode)
Melange is #1.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Cosmic Slam #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
A Beginner's Guide to Dune (2015) (Short)
Clips shown to describe plot and information about the film
Lost in Adaptation: Dune (2015) (TV Episode)
Review of the film
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movies Set in the Desert (2015) (TV Episode)
Dune is #6.
Lost in Adaptation: Watchmen: Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Revenge Kills in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Worm's Meal gets an honorable mention.
Lost in Adaptation: Catching Fire (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Even Their Directors Hate (2016) (TV Episode)
Dune, directed by David Lynch, is #3.
The Blockbuster Buster: Dune (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
EW Reunites: The Cast of Twin Peaks (2017) (TV Episode)
clips are shown
Renegade Cut: Dune (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Honest Trailers: Honest Trailers (Written by a Robot) (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

Spoofed in 

Galaxy High School: Beach Blanket Blow-Up (1986) (TV Episode)
Aimee goes on a dune slug ride on the beach
Space Quest, Chapter Two: Vohaul's Revenge (1987) (Video Game)
Sludge Vohaul resembles Baron Vladimir Harkonnen.
Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier (1995) (Video Game)
The scene where Roger is riding the tapeworm is a parody of Paul Atreides riding a sandworm.
Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002)
The whale grabs Jonah in the same way as the worm does in Dune.
The Venture Bros.: The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
The clone slugs wear Dune briefs, an intentional parody confirmed in episode commentary.
Good Eats: Feeling Punchy (2009) (TV Episode)
He who controls the spice, controls the Universe...The spice must flow. (Yes, it was in the novel first but this isn't the Internet Book Database.)
South Park: A History Channel Thanksgiving (2011) (TV Episode)
Miles Standish says, "He who controls the stuffing controls the universe."
Robot Chicken: Disemboweled by an Orphan (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Come Undone (2013) (TV Episode)
The dog's narration at the beginning of the episode is a tribute to Princess Irulan's narration at the beginning of the theatrical cut of the movie.
Robot Chicken: Stone Cold Steve Cold Stone (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Superjail!: The Superjail Six (2014) (TV Episode)
Poison tooth parodied.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Avalanche (2017) (TV Episode)
"I am a messenger from Muad'Dib."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: At the Earth's Core (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "The caramel must flow."
The Venture Bros.: The Saphrax Protocol (2018) (TV Episode)
Guild henchman commits suicide with a poisoned tooth.
Code Name: Dynastud (2018)
"The syrup must flow"
The Simpsons: The Clown Stays in the Picture (2019) (TV Episode)
The plot of "The Sands of Space", as well as the costumes and sets resemble "Dune"

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