Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Lots of fighting in vivid but long sci-fi adaptation.

PG-13 2021 155 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 75 reviews

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age 16+

Spiritually Dark

I really wanted to like this movie because it had good reviews and friends said they liked it, but my husband and I had to walk out after a while. In terms of sy-fy, the plot line is cool. But, I felt increasingly uncomfortable with the dark themes like human sacrifice, witches, etc. I would not take a kid to this. It's pretty tough to compare this movie to star wars, because dune just had a spiritual and disturbing edge to it.
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age 12+

Dune is okay

Dune is ... okay. It hits the beats of its epic story as well as you can expect. But there doesn't seem to be much spirit animating the characters of the movie. They're sort of going through the motions. It's clean enough, as these things go. We did a review at our Christian podcast here: https://link.chtbl.com/SanityAtTheMovies

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