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*Dune Images and movie © 1984 Dino de Laurentiis Corporation.
|The Beast Rabban Played by Paul
A newphew of Barron Harkonnen who is given charge of the planet Arrakis. When Paul Muad'Dib and the Fremen begin attacks on the planet he initially keeps his failures in battle a secret from his Uncle. Untimilately the Emperer himself arrives on Arrakis to try to restore the flow of spice.
|Nefud and Harkonnen Subordinate
These two are the Harkonnen pilots who are given the task to take Paul Atreides and his mother to the Desert. A little lust causes one of these men to ungag Paul's mother who then uses the voice to manipulate one to kill the other.
|Stilgar Played by Everett McGill
Leader of the Fremen warriors on planet Dune. Stilgar meets Paul Atreides with an open mind and ultimately renames him with a tribal name of honor. Stilgar's men are trained by Paul and they ultimately defeat the Harkonnen on Planet Arrakis.
|The Baron's Doctor Played by
This is the Harkonnen Baron's doctor. In the film he is seen draining hideous boils from the Baron Harkonnen's face.
|Piter De Vries Played by Brad
An advisor to House Harkonnen. He basically formulates the plan that leads to the downfall of House Atreides. He dies via a poison tooth that Leo Atreides bites down on that was meant for the Baron instead.
|Duncan Idaho Played by Richard
This is a minor character in the film; a head of security of sorts for House Atreides.
|Alia Played by Alicia Witt
This is Paul Atreides' sister and she is developing powers like the Reverend Mother. In the movie she uses the "voice" and ends the life of Baron Harkonnen.
|Rev. Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam
Played by Siân Phillips
The reverend mother is a member of an all female order that has developed incredible mental and mind reading powers. She tests young Paul Atreides with "the box" that gives sensations of pain. In the beginning she was the teacher of Paul but by the film's end it is Paul who gives her the orders.
|Duke Leto Atreides Played by
This is the leader of House Atreides. After his house falls he is given a chance to get back at the barron via a poison tooth in exchange for the life of his son and wife. He bites down to release the poision but gets the wrong person.
|Dr. Wellington Yueh Played by
This is a special advisor to House Atreides. He bears a mark on his forehead that indicates he has gone through a conditioning program that is believed to fully vouch for its members loyalty. Ultimately this character shuts off the protective shield for House Atreides and his sabotage leads to its downfall.
|Gurney Halleck Played by Patrick
A teacher of Paul Atreides. In the film he is seen teaching Paul how to fight hand to hand with mini force shield armor. Amidst the final Freimen battle against the emperer, Paul and Gurney Halleck find each other after Gurney believed Paul was long dead.
|Chani Played by Sean Young
This is a strong female Fremen warrior that Paul Atreides takes a particular liking to. In the films finale the cruel Feyd played by Sting taunts Paul Atreides with his ideas of making Chani his own.
|Dr. Kynes Played by Max von
This is one of the chief scientists for House Atreides. In the film he explains the inner workings of the Stillsuit which recycles water to allow one to stay alive for long periods of time on the desert sands of Planet Dune.
|Thufir Hawat Played by Freddie
Advisor to House Atreides that suspects they have a traitor in their midst.
|Princess Irulan Played by
This is the daughter of the Emperer. In the theatrical release of Dune she narrates the movie and tells the story of Arrakis and the Spice it possesses that the universe is so dependent upon.
|Space Guild Master Navigator
This is a Space Guild Navigator. He is a member of a guild that with the aid of spice can bend space allowing space travel at rapid speed. They are the heart of all space travel and commerce. Without them there can be no trade in the universe between planets.
These mammoth size worms interfere with spice mining on Arrakis. In the films final battle Paul Attreides and his Freimen warriors ride atop the sandworms and decimate the Emperer's elite troops.
Third Stage Guild Navigator Creature
This is a large creature that speaks to the Emperer about the threat to spice production in the film. Shaped like a worm and encaged in a giant glass case of sorts he represents what specialization of labor means. His design is for one thing bending space and allowing commerce as a third stage guild navigator. His apperance is seconary in importance.
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