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** The Sardaukar muezzin's chant is not subtitled, but only hearing it sends a chill down the spine. Not only due to the distorted, gastric overtones, or just the question or ''what'' might he be saying, but also to the sheer creepiness of the entire ceremony.

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** The Sardaukar muezzin's chant is not subtitled, but only hearing it sends a chill down the spine. Not only due to the distorted, gastric overtones, or just the question or ''what'' might he be saying, but also to the sheer creepiness of the entire ceremony. The only hint the audience is given is that the opening words of the murzzin's chant are the thunderous and guttural first words of the film: "Dreams are messages from the deep."


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* In this adaptation, Leto wisely puts on his shield before going to check on the injured woman (soon found to be Shadout Mapes) when he senses something wrong in the middle of the night and gets shot in the back [[spoiler:by Dr. Yueh]]. The shield manages to stop the paralytic dart from striking his skin, for a few seconds, leaving him a few extra moments of agony as he tries frantically to grab the dart before it finishes penetrating the shields. The dart's trajectory landed right where he was unable to reach it, leaving him futilely trying to save himself.

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* In this adaptation, Leto wisely puts on his shield before going to check on the injured woman (soon found to be Shadout Mapes) when he senses something wrong in the middle of the night and gets shot in the back [[spoiler:by by Dr. Yueh]].Yueh. The shield manages to stop the paralytic dart from striking his skin, for a few seconds, leaving him a few extra moments of agony as he tries frantically to grab the dart before it finishes penetrating the shields. The dart's trajectory landed right where he was unable to reach it, leaving him futilely trying to save himself.


* In this adaptation, Leto wisely puts on his shield before going to check on the injured woman when he senses something wrong in the middle of the night. It manages to stop the paralytic dart from striking his skin, for a few seconds, leaving him a few extra moments of agony as he tries frantically to grab the dart before it finishes penetrating the shields. The dart's trajectory landed right where he was unable to reach it, leaving him futilely trying to save himself.
* In the Harkonnen throne room, there's an eight-legged black...''thing'' which looks like it escaped from one of Creator/HRGiger's nightmares, which seems to be kept as a pet by the Baron or Piter. The Harkonnen servants--who are all bald and eerily thin, with white skin, no fingernails and solid black eyes -- also look distinctly alien. Some wear strange gags over their mouths, and react twitchily and deferentially to the Harkonnens' actions, implying a history of brutal treatment from their superiors.

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* In this adaptation, Leto wisely puts on his shield before going to check on the injured woman (soon found to be Shadout Mapes) when he senses something wrong in the middle of the night. It night and gets shot in the back [[spoiler:by Dr. Yueh]]. The shield manages to stop the paralytic dart from striking his skin, for a few seconds, leaving him a few extra moments of agony as he tries frantically to grab the dart before it finishes penetrating the shields. The dart's trajectory landed right where he was unable to reach it, leaving him futilely trying to save himself.
* In the Harkonnen throne room, there's an eight-legged black...black ... ''thing'' which looks like it escaped from one of Creator/HRGiger's nightmares, which seems to be kept as a pet by the Baron or Piter. The Harkonnen servants--who are all bald and eerily thin, with white skin, no fingernails and solid black eyes -- also look distinctly alien. Some wear strange gags over their mouths, and react twitchily and deferentially to the Harkonnens' actions, implying a history of brutal treatment from their superiors.


** For that matter, the hunter-seeker itself. It looks less like a drone and more like a ''gigantic'' mosquito, even more so when it flies right up to Paul's eye, and then it darts extremely quickly straight at Shadout Mapes when she tries to enter the room unaware of its presence. Fortunately, this gives Paul the opening he needs to crush it.



** The overdubbing of the Sardaukar might be intentional - Villeneuve ''wants'' the Sardaukar to be unnerving and uncanny as in the book they are described as such - but Herbert never explains why. Here Villeneuve gives a good representation that makes the audience feel unnerved by the Sardaukar. Their BlackSpeech includes when they signal to each other in the cistern, sounding like insects more than humans.
** During the assault on Arakeen, while the Harkonnen and Atreides forces shout battlecries and yell during the fighting, the Sardaukar have the unsettling habit of silently and slowly descending from unseen perches to sneak up on their prey.

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** The overdubbing of the Sardaukar might be intentional - -- Villeneuve ''wants'' the Sardaukar to be unnerving and uncanny as in the book they are described as such - but Herbert never explains why. Here Villeneuve gives a good representation that makes the audience feel unnerved by the Sardaukar. Their BlackSpeech includes when they signal to each other in the cistern, sounding like insects more than humans.
** During the assault on Arakeen, Arrakeen, while the Harkonnen and Atreides forces shout battlecries and yell during the fighting, the Sardaukar have the unsettling habit of silently and slowly descending from unseen perches to sneak up on their prey.


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* The depiction of laser weaponry, both during the Harkonnen/Sardaukar assault on Arrakeen, and later on during the attack on Liet-Kynes' ecology station. The beams look thin and not overly powerful, but they rapidly pierce through ''every'' substance they face and come very close to bisecting Paul, Jessica and Liet-Kynes when the trio try to elude the Sardaukar and escape the ecology station.


-->'''Glossu-Rabban:''' How can the Emperor...'''[[SuddenlyShouting TAKE]]''' EVERYTHING WE BUILT AND GIVE IT TO THAT ''FILTH?!'' HOW?!

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-->'''Glossu-Rabban:''' How can the Emperor...'''[[SuddenlyShouting TAKE]]''' EVERYTHING WE BUILT AND GIVE IT TO THAT ''FILTH?!'' ''DUKE?!'' HOW?!


** After seeing the Sardaukar easily slaughter Atreides soldiers, find themselves narrowly outmatched by the Fremen, and barely defeat Duncan Idaho in a 20-to-1 fight, the remaining Imperial troops are consumed offhandedly by Shai-Halud almost before they realize they're in danger. Their only warning is when the vibrations of the worm's approach causes their legs to sink into the sand. Arrakis is such an outrageously ruthless DeathWorld that even the Emperor's elite troops are helpless beyond the walls of the cities.

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** After seeing the Sardaukar easily slaughter Atreides soldiers, find themselves narrowly outmatched by the Fremen, and barely defeat Duncan Idaho in a 20-to-1 fight, the remaining Imperial troops are consumed offhandedly by Shai-Halud Shai-Hulud almost before they realize they're in danger. Their only warning is when the vibrations of the worm's approach causes their legs to sink into the sand. Arrakis is such an outrageously ruthless DeathWorld that even the Emperor's elite troops are helpless beyond the walls of the cities.


* Rabban's outrage at the forced end to the Harkonnen's occupation of Arrakis is very startling.
-->'''Glossu-Rabban:''' How can the Emperor...'''[[SuddenlyShouting TAKE]]''' EVERYTHING WE BUILT AND GIVE IT TO THAT ''FILTH?!''

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* Rabban's outrage at the forced end to the Harkonnen's occupation of Arrakis is very startling.
startling, leaving no mistake that he is a [[PsychopathicManchild petulant, unstable tyrant.]]
-->'''Glossu-Rabban:''' How can the Emperor...'''[[SuddenlyShouting TAKE]]''' EVERYTHING WE BUILT AND GIVE IT TO THAT ''FILTH?!''''FILTH?!'' HOW?!


[[caption-width-right:350:''[[{{ItCanThink}} "It knows."]]]]''

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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[{{ItCanThink}} "It knows.understands."]]]]''

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*** In an earlier scene, Dr. Yue says that the Harkonnen [[BodyHorror "took [his wife] apart like a doll"]]. This might be what it looked like when they put her back together again.

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* Rabban's outrage at the forced end to the Harkonnen's occupation of Arrakis is very startling.
-->'''Glossu-Rabban:''' How can the Emperor...'''[[SuddenlyShouting TAKE]]''' EVERYTHING WE BUILT AND GIVE IT TO THAT ''FILTH?!''
-->'''Baron Harkonnen:''' [[{{Chessmaster}} When is a gift not a gift?]]


* To celebrate his victory, Baron Harkonnen [[NauseaFuel noisily stuffs his face]] at a dining table with the Duke's naked body at the opposite end, who is [[AndIMustScream just lucid enough]] to realize how utterly screwed he is. Considering the circumstances and his...[[DepravedHomosexual predilections]] in the novel, the Baron's intentions with Leto [[DudeShesLikeInAComa are probably best left to the imagination.]]



-->'''Baron Vladimir:''' [[{{KillEmAll}} Kill them all.]] ''(Submerges himself)''

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-->'''Baron Vladimir:''' Harkonnen:''' [[{{KillEmAll}} Kill them all.]] ''(Submerges himself)''



* Baron Harkonnen himself is pretty creepy looking, like a cross between Jabba The Hutt and Emperor Palpatine. The way he hovers around (from jets that appear to be fused into his spine) is rather spooky. Additionally, his long, trailing robes make it appear he towers over others like a giant, instead of making him appear to float around somewhat ridiculously like a lone fat balloon.

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* The Baron Harkonnen himself is pretty creepy looking, like significantly thinner than how he is described in the novel, but where he lacks in morbid obesity he makes up for in looking ''absolutely terrifying,'' resembling a cross grotesque, hairless mix between Jabba The Hutt and [[Franchise/StarWars Emperor Palpatine. The way he hovers around (from jets that appear Palpatine]] and Creator/SydneyGreenstreet. His anti-gravity suspensors are no longer strapped to be fused into his spine) is rather spooky. Additionally, body, but implanted in his long, trailing ''spine'', his long robes make it him appear he towers over others more like a giant, instead of making him appear to float around somewhat ridiculously moving shadow and his voice sounds like Marlon Brando with a lone fat balloon.throat full of gravel. Darth Vader has ''nothing'' on the Baron.
-->'''Baron Harkonnen:''' I will not harm them. But Arrakis is Arrakis and the desert takes the weak. My desert. My Arrakis. '''My Dune.'''


[[caption-width-right:350:''[[{{ItCanThink}} "It knows."'']]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:''[[{{ItCanThink}} "It knows."'']]]]
"]]]]''


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* The Baron's oil bath, which he uses to heal himself after his botched assassination attempt. The sight of his elephantine body, glistening black from the stuff is particularly unnerving. It is from this bath that he gives Rabban the order for the [[OmnicidalManiac gloves to come off.]]
-->'''Glossu-Rabban:''' And the Fremen?
-->'''Baron Vladimir:''' [[{{KillEmAll}} Kill them all.]] ''(Submerges himself)''


[[caption-width-right:350:''[[{{ItCanThink}} "It knows."'']]]]



** The overdubbing of the Sardaukar might be intentional - Villeneuve ''wants'' the Sardaukar to be unnerving and uncanny as in the book they are described as such - but Herbert never explains why. Here Villeneuve gives a good representation that makes the audience feel unnerved by the Sardaukar. Their BlackSpeech includes when they signal to each other in the cistern sounding like insects more than humans.

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** The overdubbing of the Sardaukar might be intentional - Villeneuve ''wants'' the Sardaukar to be unnerving and uncanny as in the book they are described as such - but Herbert never explains why. Here Villeneuve gives a good representation that makes the audience feel unnerved by the Sardaukar. Their BlackSpeech includes when they signal to each other in the cistern cistern, sounding like insects more than humans.


** Speaking of the “thing” above, it’s possible that the creature is not an alien, but a mutated human. It has no features (eyes, mouth, nose, etc) but an oddly human-shaped head, and at the end of each limb is a humanoid hand. Considering how depraved the Harkonnen family is, it’s not too far-fetched to assume that their “pet” is either: A) A genetically manipulated human clone, or B) [[AndIMustScream A human who was turned into that thing.]]

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** Speaking of the “thing” above, it’s possible that the creature is not an alien, but a mutated human. It has no features (eyes, mouth, nose, etc) but an oddly human-shaped head, and at the end of each limb is a humanoid hand. Considering how depraved the Harkonnen family is, it’s not too far-fetched to assume that their “pet” is either: A) A genetically manipulated human clone, or B) [[AndIMustScream A human who was turned into that thing.]]thing]] (especially considering it understands human speech enough to be affected by Gaius Helen Mohiam's CompellingVoice).

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** During the assault on Arakeen, while the Harkonnen and Atreides forces shout battlecries and yell during the fighting, the Sardaukar have the unsettling habit of silently and slowly descending from unseen perches to sneak up on their prey.


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** After seeing the Sardaukar easily slaughter Atreides soldiers, find themselves narrowly outmatched by the Fremen, and barely defeat Duncan Idaho in a 20-to-1 fight, the remaining Imperial troops are consumed offhandedly by Shai-Halud almost before they realize they're in danger. Their only warning is when the vibrations of the worm's approach causes their legs to sink into the sand. Arrakis is such an outrageously ruthless DeathWorld that even the Emperor's elite troops are helpless beyond the walls of the cities.

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