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Heartwarming / Dune (2021)

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  • Paul tells his father that he's worried he's not good enough to be the future of House Atreides. Leto reassures him that regardless of whether Paul is able to step up as a leader, he will still be Leto's beloved son, and that's all that matters.
  • The interactions between Paul and Duncan, including one with a Bear Hug, implying Duncan was like a Cool Uncle to him. Which makes the loss of Duncan all the more tragic for poor Paul.
    • In general, the interactions between Paul and other members of House Atreides, like when arriving on Arrakis, Paul forfeits any etiquette to run to Thufir and hug him. You can see that beyond the ranks and grades, they are family to him first and foremost.
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  • Leto never even hesitates to do everything in his power to save everyone on the spice harvester - explicitly stating he doesn't give a damn about the spice as long as he can save his men.
  • Paul paying his respects to the body of Jamis after killing him in a Duel to the Death even considering the disdain Jamis had for him and his mother, proving his respect towards the Fremen and cementing his worthiness to become one.