Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby Serkanner » 18 Nov 2010 16:29

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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby Freakzilla » 18 Nov 2010 18:31

that. was. AWESOME! :lol:
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby Shaitan » 18 Nov 2010 18:43

Abraxas wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:Blade Runner really dissapointed me when I first saw it, expecting this SF masterpiece. Don't get me wrong, every inch of it was awesome, but it was seriously too short. It felt very rushed, and cut off at the ending. Sometime soon I'll have to read the book to see if there was more that just got chopped off (I've heard the movie was kinda just loosely based on the book anyways).



Thats the weird thing about Blade Runner. I didn't care much for it the first time around, but somehow the second watch made all the difference. It grows on you over time. For me, it's not even all that much about the plot of the film. It's more the overall atmosphere that I fell in love with. The book is totally different though. The movie is like 80% Ridley Scott, 20% Philip K Dick. Only accurate adaptation of Phil thus far has been A Scanner Darkly.


Exactly the same way with me. The first time, I found it to be a quite boring 80s film that had a thin sci-fi veneer over what on first glance seemed to be a classic, and utterly uninspiring, detective-mystery tale. After seeing how other people considered it a classic, I gave it a second chance and finally saw the beauty of its deeper layers.
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby SadisticCynic » 19 Nov 2010 10:41

I've seen Blade Runner only once and it was some sort of Director's Cut. I didn't get it at the time; need to watch it again.
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby HarryCanyon » 20 Nov 2010 16:24

Blade Runner isn't for everyone.

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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby lotek » 20 Nov 2010 16:59

That song was great !
A classic:


Family Guy is full of references to SotL(damn' you acronyms !)

As for Blade Runner(couldn't acronym_yes I know it's not a verb... is it ?_that one), I don't know how many times I see it, but enough to remember dialogs by heart :)

This one would probably be the last one I'll remember:


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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby HarryCanyon » 21 Nov 2010 23:36

What about The Matrix? it's the same damn thing as Dune. Now who would in a fight between Paul and Neo?

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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby TheDukester » 22 Nov 2010 00:07

Your mother.
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 22 Nov 2010 00:13

Sloey?
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby Nekhrun » 22 Nov 2010 09:01

HarryCanyon wrote:What about The Matrix? it's the same damn thing as Dune. Now who would in a fight between Paul and Neo?

Wolverine.

HarryCanyon wrote:Blade Runner isn't for everyone.

Another mind-blowing insight from Dr. Canyon.
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby Shaitan » 22 Nov 2010 13:53

HarryCanyon wrote:What about The Matrix? it's the same damn thing as Dune. Now who would in a fight between Paul and Neo?


No, it isn't. Not even remotely.

As for the second question: Paul, because he would see what Neo was going to do before he did it. :cylon101:

All that fancy kung fu doesn't mean shit if you don't get the chance to even use it. Prescience is a pretty good trump card like that. Not to mention, Paul's powers work pretty much everywhere (ignoring exceptions like Guild Navigators and descendents of Siona, neither of which Neo is) whereas Neo's only really work inside of a very specific computer system. Yes, he manages to manifest some of them outside of the Matrix later in the trilogy, but even then the machines he manipulates are still part of the same 'network.' He is never shown manipulating reality itself.

So, Paul > Neo.
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 22 Nov 2010 14:11

But they're totally the same! Both have universes ruled by machines, both have all of humanity living inside a simulation, both have a mind expanding drug that allows you to see the future, both use wormholes to travel between worlds.


Oh, wait. The only real similarity is that both feature a Messiah figure.
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby DuneFishUK » 22 Nov 2010 15:06

Elephants and Unicorns. Are they the same?

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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby Serkanner » 22 Nov 2010 16:11

DuneFishUK wrote:Elephants and Unicorns. Are they the same?


No, but Unicorn and Big Squid are.
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby Freakzilla » 22 Nov 2010 16:19

Beetlejuice has a sandworm in it...
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Postby SandRider » 22 Nov 2010 16:43

Texas has a whorehouse in it ...



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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby SandChigger » 23 Nov 2010 00:06

Serkanner wrote:Big Squid


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You rang?

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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby merkin muffley » 23 Nov 2010 02:58

They're wearing hats!

Squid and Bene Gesserit are exactly the same.
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Re: Similar movies to Dune movies that fans might enjoy.

Postby SandChigger » 23 Nov 2010 08:23

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