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Dune (1984 film) Quotes

Dune (1984 film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . Dune ended in 1970.

It features Raffaella De Laurentiis as producer, Toto; Brian Eno in charge of musical score, and Freddie Francis as head of cinematography.

Dune (1984 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Dune (1984 film) is 136 minutes long. Dune (1984 film) is distributed by Universal Studios.

The cast includes: Kyle MacLachlan as Paul, Virginia Madsen as Princess Irulan, Brad Dourif as Piter De Vries, Alicia Witt as Alia, José Ferrer as Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV, Francesca Annis as Lady Jessica, Everett McGill as Stilgar, Sean Young as Chani, Patrick Stewart as Gurney Halleck, Sting as Feyd-Rautha, Freddie Jones as Thufir Hawat, Kenneth McMillan as Baron Harkonnen, Richard Jordan as Duncan Idaho, Dean Stockwell as Dr. Wellington Yueh, Silvana Mangano as Reverend Mother Ramallo, and Jack Nance as Nefud.

Dune (1984 film) Quotes

Kyle MacLachlan as Paul

  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Arrakis. Dune. Desert Planet. Your time has come. A storm is coming. Our storm. And when it arrives, it will shake the Universe. Emperor; we come for you. We come for you."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Stilgar, do we have wormsign?"
  • (Everett McGill) "Usul, we have wormsign the likes of which even God has never seen."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Don't you believe your own eyes?"
  • (Patrick Stewart) "They said you were dead. They said --"
  • (Patrick Stewart) "You young puppy. You young puppy."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Gurney, man. Gurney, man."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Listen to me. Listen. You wanted to know about my dreams. Well, I've just had a waking dream. Do you know why? The spice. Its in everything here."
  • (Francesca Annis) "Calm yourself."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Like a truth-seer drug, it's poison. You knew the spice would change me. But, thanks to your teachings, it's changing my consciousness. I see it. I can see it."
  • (Francesca Annis) "Is he the one?"
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I will bend like a reed in the wind."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Are you a Fremen?"
  • (Dr. Kynes) "I've been here working in the service of the Emperor long enough for my eyes to change."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "My God."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "They've taken your mind."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Gurney, I see Thufir Hawat among the captives. Let him stand free."
  • (Sting) "The antidote."
  • (Patrick Stewart) "Thufir, come."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "In payment of the many years of service to my family, you may ask me of anything you wish. Do you need my life, old friend? It is yours."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I mean this Thufir, if you are to strike, do it now."
  • (Freddie Jones) "Did you truly believe, even for a moment, that I would fail my Duke TWICE?"
  • (Freddie Jones) "Three generations of -- you --"
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Carry this noble Atreides warrior away. Do him all honor."
  • (Shadout Mapes) "It would have killed me."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I was its target."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Now remember, walk without rhythm, and we won't attract the worm."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Things have been so serious here lately."
  • (Patrick Stewart) "Soon we leave for Arrakis. Arrakis is real. The Harkonnens are real."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "My name is a killing word."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "My name has become a killing word."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I know, Thufir, I'm sitting with my back to the door. I heard you, Dr. Yueh and Gurney coming down the hall."
  • (Freddie Jones) "Those sounds could be imitated."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I'd know the difference."
  • (Freddie Jones) "Yes, perhaps he would at that."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Long live the fighters."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Would you really have drawn my blood?"
  • (Patrick Stewart) "If you'd have fought one whit below your abilities; I'd have given you a good scar to remind ye."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Am I the one?"
  • (Duke Leto Atreides) "Soon, they will begin to fold space."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Far off, in the control rooms of spice gas, traveling without moving."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "They will call me Muad'Dib."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Gurney, when the storm hits, set off the atomics. I want an opening through the entire shield wall."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Chani, all my images of the future are gone. I have to drink the Water of Life."
  • (Sean Young) "No, Paul, please. I've seen the men who have tried. I've seen how they died."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "No. I'm dead to everyone unless I try to become what I may be. Only the Water of Life can free what will save us."
  • (Sean Young) "Paul --"
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I must drink the sacred water."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "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."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "The dream unfolds."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "The Harkonnens are our enemy. Yes. But, behind them I suspect is the Emperor."
  • (Freddie Jones) "You will make a formidable Duke."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Put your right hand in the box."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "What's in the box?"
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Pain."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I'm dead to everyone unless I become what I may be."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Father -- father, the sleeper has awakened."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "From my dream, so beautiful."
  • (Sean Young) "I would not have allowed you to hurt my people."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Emperor, we come for you."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Father. The sleeper has awakened."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Is it true, that the sand can blow at seven hundred kilometers per hour?"
  • (Dean Stockwell) "It can render flesh to dust in minutes. And these dry winds can generate tremendous static electricity in the atmosphere. Our body shields won't have enough power to operate in the open air on Arrakis."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Emperor Shaddam IV, there are Guild Heighliners above us containing many Great Houses of the Laandsraad. Send them back."
  • (José Ferrer) "How dare you speak to me in --"
  • (Unnamed) "Stop your speaking."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "You have some idea of what I could do."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Don't try your powers on me. Try looking into that place where you dare not look.You'll find me there, staring back at you."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Silence him, Jessica."
  • (Francesca Annis) "Silence him yourself, if you can."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "For ninety generations you and your Bene Gesserit have labored in secret to produce a living, breathing super-weapon -- one that would empower you to overthrow both the Guild and the Emperor. Indeed. This weapon, I am. And these goals, I have achieved. But I will NEVER be YOURS to control."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "You mustn't speak --"
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "SILENCE."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I remember your gom jabbar, now you'll remember mine. I can kill with a word."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Can you smell it?"
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will let it pass over me and through me. And when it has passed I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where it has gone, there will be nothing. Only I will remain."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Will we see a worm?"
  • (Dr. Kynes) "Where there is spice and spice mining, there are always worms."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Always?"
  • (Dr. Kynes) "Always."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Why do they come?"
  • (Dr. Kynes) "To protect their territory. Vibrations attract them."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "We Fremen have a saying: "God created Arrakis to train the faithful." One cannot go against the word of God."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "You have no need for your weapons with me, Gurney Halleck."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Father."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Father, I promise, one day, the sleeper will awaken and I will avenge your death. I will not stop until I destroy the Emperor and the Baron."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Do you know of the Water of Life? The bile from the ill-borne worms of Arrakis?"
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I have heard of it."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "It's very dangerous. The Bene Gesserit sisterhood would use it to see; within. There is a place; terrifying to us. To women. It is said: a man will come, the Kwisatz Haderach. He will go where we can not. Many men have tried."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "They tried and failed?"
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "They tried and died."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Is there a relationship between the worms and the spice?"
  • (Dr. Kynes) "As I said, they defend the spice sands. As to their relationship with the spice, who knows?"
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Dr. Yueh, do you have any information on the worms of Arrakis?"
  • (Dean Stockwell) "I've obtained a film book of a small specimen. Only a 125 meters long."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Only?"
  • (Dean Stockwell) "There have been documented sightings of worms as large as 450 meters in the deep desert. That's far from where we'll be in Arrakeen. The desert belt and south polar region are marked forbidden."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "How do the Fremens survive there?"
  • (Dean Stockwell) "We don't know much about the Fremen. They live in the deep desert. Some of them in the cities. They have blue-within-blue eyes."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Ah, the eyes. Yes. A saturation of the blood by the spice Melange."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "The Worm is the Spice. The Spice is the Worm."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I'm sorry, Gurney."
  • (Patrick Stewart) "Not sorry enough."

Kenneth McMillan as Baron Harkonnen

  • (Kenneth McMillan) "Am I alive? Am I alive?"
  • (Jack Nance) "Yes. You're alive, my Baron."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "I'm alive. Ha."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "I'm alive. Ha-ha-ha."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "This is what I'll do to the Duke and his family."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "Bring in Feyd and Rabban."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "Rabban. I place you in charge of Arrakis. It's yours to squeeze, as I promised. I want you to squeeze and squeeze and squeeze. Give me spice. Drive them. Drive them into utter submission. Do not show the slightest pity or mercy. Never stop. Go. Go. Show no mercy."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "You wish to join your wife, is that it, traitor?"
  • (Dean Stockwell) "She lives?"
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "You wish to join her? So, join her."
  • (Dean Stockwell) "You think you have won? You think I don't know what I gained for my wife?"
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "Take him away."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "What does Leto say, Piter?"
  • (Brad Dourif) "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."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "I made my peace gesture. The forms of kanly have been obeyed."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "The drug was timed. Dr. Yueh has been very useful to us."

Francesca Annis as Lady Jessica

  • (Francesca Annis) "Please --"
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Jessica, you know it must be done."
  • (Francesca Annis) "Oh, I'll miss Caladan so much."
  • (Francesca Annis) "There's no need to fight over me."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Jessica you were told to bear only daughters to the Atreides."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Jessica."
  • (Francesca Annis) "It meant so much to him."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "You thought only of a Duke's desire for a son? Desires don't come into this. An Atreides daughter could have been wed to a Harkonnen heir and sealed the breech. We may lose both bloodlines now."
  • (Francesca Annis) "I vowed never to regret my decision. I'll pay for all my own mistakes."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "And your son will pay with you."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Jessica."
  • (Francesca Annis) "My son; lives."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "I sense your teachings in him. Ignore the regular order of training. His safety requires the Voice."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I've heard enough of my safety. What about my father? I heard you talking. You speak as if he were dead, well he's not."
  • (Francesca Annis) "Paul."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Well he's not. And he won't die. Tell me he won't die."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "What can be done, has been done."
  • (Francesca Annis) "My son lives."
  • (Francesca Annis) "A million deaths were not enough for Yueh."
  • (Francesca Annis) "What happened? Why did if le-le-leave?"
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Someone started another thumper. We're not alone."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "We'll salvage what we can. But I can tell you, dear God, for the father, nothing."
  • (Francesca Annis) "For the father, nothing?"
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Did you really think that you could bear the Kwisatz Haderach? The universe's super being? How dare you. My greatest student, and my greatest disappointment."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "He's awake. He's listening to us. Good. Ready yourself young Paul Atreides. I want to see you in your mother's chambers in one quarter of an hour."
  • (Francesca Annis) "Paul, this is very important."

José Ferrer as Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV

  • (José Ferrer) "I want telepathy during our meeting."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "I am your Truthsayer, my Lord. He's here, my Lord."
  • (José Ferrer) "Give this abomination to the storm."
  • (José Ferrer) "Bring in that floating fat man, the Baron."
  • (Unnamed) "The Bene Gesserit Witch must leave."
  • (José Ferrer) "Leave us."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Yes, my Lord."
  • (Unnamed) "We have just folded space from Ix."
  • (José Ferrer) "Yes? How was your journey?"
  • (Unnamed) "Many machines on Ix, new machines."
  • (José Ferrer) "Oh, yes?"
  • (Unnamed) "Not as good as those on Richese."
  • (José Ferrer) "Bring in the floating fat man."
  • (José Ferrer) "This is genocide. The systematic extermination of all life on Arrakis."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "The Emperor is coming."
  • (José Ferrer) "Why have you brought me here?"
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "Your highness, there must be some mistake. I never requested your presence."
  • (José Ferrer) "Ah, but your lack of action demanded it. Your dreadful mismanagement, your bad judgment, and the assigning to Rabban the governorship. You forced me to come here and set things straight; personally."
  • (Unnamed) "We ourselves perceive a slight problem within House Atreides. Paul, Paul Atreides."
  • (José Ferrer) "You mean of course Duke Leto Atreides, his father?"
  • (Unnamed) "I mean Paul Atreides. We want him killed. I did not say this. I am not here."
  • (José Ferrer) "I understand."

Dean Stockwell as Dr. Wellington Yueh

  • (Dean Stockwell) "When you see the Baron remember the tooth."
  • (Dean Stockwell) "I've brought House Atriedes down."
  • (Dean Stockwell) "My message. It's here."
  • (Dean Stockwell) "Excuse me, Ma'am, the Harkonnens may have tampered with them medically."
  • (Francesca Annis) "When you said Harkonnen, I had no idea you had such cause to hate them."
  • (Dean Stockwell) "My wife. You didn't know my wife? The Hark -- forgive me if I can't talk about it."
  • (Francesca Annis) "They must have killed her."
  • (Francesca Annis) "He's holding something back -- but there"
  • (Francesca Annis) "the Imperial Seal of Conditioning, assurance of trust --"
  • (Dean Stockwell) "I sabotaged the Shield Generators. I've brought House Atreides down."
  • (Duke Leto Atreides) "Why?"
  • (Dean Stockwell) "I wanted to kill a man. Not you, my dear Duke. You were already dead."

Everett McGill as Stilgar

  • (Everett McGill) "Usul has called a big one. Again, it is the legend."
  • (Everett McGill) "Usul, we have wormsign the likes of which God has never seen."
  • (Everett McGill) "You have strength. You shall be known as Usual; which is the strength of the base of the pillar. This is your secret name in our troop. But, you must choose the name of manhood, which we will call you openly."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "What do you call the mouse shadow in the second moon?"
  • (Everett McGill) "We call that one Muad'Dib."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Could I be known as Paul Muad'Dib?"
  • (Everett McGill) "You are Paul Muad'Dib."

Brad Dourif as Piter De Vries

  • (Brad Dourif) "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."
  • (Brad Dourif) "I imagined many pleasures with you. It is better perhaps that you die in the innards of a Worm."
  • (Brad Dourif) "As you instructed me, I have enlightened your nephews concerning my plan --"
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "My plan."
  • (Brad Dourif) "-- the plan -- to crush the Atreides."
  • (Brad Dourif) "It is by will alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the juice of Sapho that thoughts acquire speed, the lips acquire stains, the stains become a warning. It is by will alone I set my mind in motion."
  • (Brad Dourif) "It is by will alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the juice of Sapho that thoughts acquire speed, the lips acquire stains, the stains become a warning. It is by will alone I set my mind in motion."

Patrick Stewart as Gurney Halleck

  • (Patrick Stewart) "Shield Practice."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "Shield Practice? Gurney, we had practice this morning. I'm not in the mood."
  • (Patrick Stewart) "Not in the mood? Mood's a thing for cattle and loveplay, not fighting."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I'm sorry Gurney."
  • (Patrick Stewart) "Not sorry enough."

Sting as Feyd-Rautha

  • (Sting) "Why are you going to prolong the inevitable? I will kill you."
  • (Sting) "All I see is an Atreides I want to kill."
  • (Kenneth McMillan) "Come, Feyd, Thufir's a Harkonnen now. Aren't you Thufir?"
  • (Freddie Jones) "Oh, my Duke, how I've failed you."
  • (Sting) "-- I WILL KILL YOU/HIM."
  • (Sting) "Who is the little one, a pet perhaps? Will she deserve my special attentions?"

Freddie Jones as Thufir Hawat

  • (Freddie Jones) "Now, remember, the first step in avoiding a trap; is knowing of its existence."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "I know. But, if it is a trap, then why are we going?"
  • (Freddie Jones) "We have our new Army. Dr. Yueh, put the weirding module on him."
  • (Freddie Jones) "Activate a fighter."
  • (Freddie Jones) "My lord?"
  • (Duke Leto Atreides) "Thufir, haven't you heard from Duncan Idaho yet?"
  • (Freddie Jones) "No sire. I have, however, discovered what the city Freemen called out to Paul when we entered the city."
  • (Duke Leto Atreides) "Mahdi -- And Lisan al Ghaeeb. Yes."
  • (Freddie Jones) "It is a prophecy that a young leader will come to them with a Bene Gesserit mother. It follows the familiar messiah pattern."
  • (Duke Leto Atreides) "But Mahdi?"
  • (Freddie Jones) "Yes. It seems it is written that he will lead them to true freedom."
  • (Freddie Jones) "We're finding these sabotaged devices too easily --"
  • (Freddie Jones) "Sector six through eighty progress reports, Sire."
  • (Duke Leto Atreides) "Take it, Thufir."
  • (Freddie Jones) "Sector six-eighty, copy the sixth the sum of the eighth quadrant of the ninth plus eight-four circles weave the eighth quarter the fourth, copy."
  • (Freddie Jones) "Eight. Thufir Hawat, Mentant, Master of Assassins."
  • (Freddie Jones) "The palace is now secure."

Alicia Witt as Alia

  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Get out of my mind."
  • (Alicia Witt) "Not until you tell them who I really am."
  • (Alicia Witt) "And how can this be? For he is the Kwisatz Haderach."
  • (Alicia Witt) "My brother is coming. With many Fremen warriors."
  • (José Ferrer) "Impossible."
  • (Alicia Witt) "Not impossible. I told you, he is here; now."
  • (Alicia Witt) "I am a messenger from Muad'Dib. Poor Emperor. I'm afraid my brother won't be very pleased with you."
  • (José Ferrer) "Silence."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Kill this child. She's an abomination. Kill her."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Get out of my mind."
  • (Alicia Witt) "Not until you tell them both who I really am."
  • (Reverend Mother Mohiam) "Alia, daughter of Duke Leto the Just and the royal Lady Jessica. Sister -- of Paul -- Muad'Dib."
  • (José Ferrer) "Paul's sister? Paul is Muad'Dib?"

Virginia Madsen as Princess Irulan

  • (Virginia Madsen) "Father?"
  • (José Ferrer) "Irulan, you must leave."
  • (Virginia Madsen) "Fulfilling the Fremen prophecy. Where there was war, Muad'Dib would now bring peace. Where there was hatred, Muad'Dib would bring love. To lead the people to true freedom and to change the face of Arrakis."
  • (Virginia Madsen) "A beginning is a very delicate time. Know then, that it is the year 10191. The known universe is ruled by the Padisha Emperor Shaddam IV, my father. In this time, the most precious substance in the Universe is the spice melange. The spice extends life. The spice expands consciousness. The spice is vital to space travel. The Spacing Guild and its navigators, who the spice has mutated over four-thousand years, use the orange spice gas, which gives them the ability to fold space. That is, travel to any part of the Universe without moving. Oh yes, I forget to tell you. The spice exists on only one planet in the entire Universe. A desolate, dry planet with vast deserts. Hidden away within the rocks of these deserts are a people known as the Fremen, who have long held a prophecy, that a man would come, a messiah, who would lead them to true freedom. The planet is Arrakis. Also known as Dune."

Sean Young as Chani

  • (Sean Young) "Tell me of your homeworld, Usul."

Silvana Mangano as Reverend Mother Ramallo

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Richard Jordan as Duncan Idaho

  • (Richard Jordan) "May the Hand of God be with you."
  • (Kyle MacLachlan) "May the Hand of God be with us all, Duncan."
  • (Duke Leto Atreides) "What have you discovered about the Fremen, Duncan? Tell me. Why haven't we heard from you?"
  • (Richard Jordan) "My lord, I suspect so much. I think they are the allies we seek. They are strong, fierce. They do not give their loyalty easily or quickly. As you know, the Imperium has never been able to take a census of the Fremen. Everyone thinks that there are but few, wandering here and there in the desert. My lord, I suspect an incredible secret has been kept on this planet: that the Fremen exist in vast numbers; vast. And it is they who control Arrakis."

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