Dune is a Total Star Wars Ripoff

Dune and Star Wars movie posters

After rewatching Dune with the family at home last week, I took them all to see Dune Part 2 yesterday in the theater. We liked it but our biggest takeaway was that Dune is such an obvious ripoff of Star Wars. Like how is George Lucas not suing the pants off of these guys? Sure, Dune is an epic tale of war, religion and betrayal, told in a slower, more cerebral manner than George Lucas’ …

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