Dune is a 1984 science fiction film directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. The film stars Kyle Mac Lachlan as Paul Atreides, and includes an ensemble of well-known American, Latin American, and European actors in supporting roles, including Sting, Jose Ferrer, Virginia Madsen, Linda Hunt, Patrick Stewart, Max von Sydow, and JÃ¼rgen Prochnow, among others. It was filmed at the Churubusco Studios in Mexico and included a soundtrack by the band Toto.
Dune is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert and published in 1965. A joint winner of the 1966 Hugo Award and the winner of the first Nebula Award for Best Novel, Dune is popularly considered one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time, is frequently cited as the best-selling science fiction novel in history Locus ran a poll of readers in 15 April 1975 in which Dune "was voted the all-time best science-fiction novel...It has sold over ten million copies in numerous editions." pg 119, Touponce 1988 and was the first bestselling hardcover science fiction novel everpg 119 of Touponce 1988. Dune spawned five sequels written by Herbert, and inspired a film adaptation by David Lynch, two mini-series made by the Sci Fi Channel (United States), computer games, board games, and a series of prequels co-written by Brian Herbert, the author's son, and Kevin J.
Frank Herbert's Dune was a three-part miniseries based on the 1965 novel Dune by Frank Herbert. It was produced by New Amsterdam Entertainment in association with Blixa Film Productktion and Hallmark Entertainment Distribution, and broadcast by the Sci Fi Channel. Written and directed by John Harrison, the series was first broadcast in the USA on December 3, 2000.