If you want to know where to watch Dune online, you’ve come to the right place, and don’t worry; our Dune streaming guide has you covered for both movies. For the benefit of those who may not know, it all started with a 1965 sci-fi novel written by American author Frank Herbert. It’s a deep, thoughtful tale that examines the complex interactions of human society through the lens of an interstellar community. Also, there’s a magic space drug called Spice.
The first, 1984 movie adaptation was written and directed by industry legend David Lynch. It continues to split opinion to this day, but it’s worth watching for the eclectic cast if nothing else. Actors include Kyle MacLachlan (who also worked with Lynch on Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet), Sting (yes, really), Patrick Stewart, Max von Sydow, and Dean Stockwell (who you surely know as Al from Quantum Leap if nothing else). Not only that, it’s the only film to have ever been scored by Toto (Africa, Rosanna, Hold The Line). Love it or loathe it, a real cinematic curio, right?
The 2021 movie meanwhile was directed by Denis Villeneuve, and co-written by Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts (Doctor Strange co-writer), and Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, Munich, and many more). The cast? It’s almost easier to ask which star isn’t in the film. Timothée Chalamet (Homeland, Interstellar, Lady Bird), Rebecca Ferguson (The Greatest Showman, The Girl on the Train), Oscar Isaac (Moon Knight - here’s everything we know about Moon Knight), Zendaya (the MCU Spider-Man movies), and many more.
Whether you watch one movie or both, you’ll never be far from a famous face. For more fantastic sci-fi flicks, check out our best sci-fi movies guide.
Dune streaming: where to watch Dune (2021) in the U.S.?
Dune the movie was released Oct. 22, 2021 and it has been incredibly well received by critics. Boasting the captivating story of a young man who must travel the most dangerous planet in the universe to fulfil his destiny, a top-quality cast, and music by Hans Zimmer, Dune is a must watch for any sci-fi fan. You can read our full thoughts in our Dune review.
After a long departure following it's original release, Dune is finally back on HBO Max. This means that you can once again enjoy part one of Villeneuve's epic sci-fi tale from the comfort of your own home.
Dune streaming: where to watch Dune (2021) in the U.K.?
Dune streaming: where to watch Dune (1984) in the U.S.?
Dune streaming: where to watch Dune (1984) in the U.K.?
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