How to Watch Dune (2021) Outside US on HBO Max in 5 Easy steps

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Dune is a 2021 movie, originally titled Dune: Part One. The movie is based on the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert. Since it was titled Part One onscreen, the movie was based on the first half of the novel. But overall, this was the third movie adaptation and the latest after David Lynch’s Dune from the 80s. Read on to watch Dune on Netflix.

Dune the movie stars Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, John Brolin, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Zendaya among others. The movie is set in the future and follows the story of Paul Atreides – a young but rather gifted man who has been thrust into the most dangerous planet in the universe, Arrakis, to ironically ensure a future for his family and people. However, the planet continues to be torn apart among malevolent forces, thanks to a precious resource it houses and only those who dare overcome their fears can hope of surviving.

How to watch Dune on HBO Max | Stream Dune Outside US on HBO Max

Dune was streaming on HBO Max for 31 days from 21st October 2021 to 21st November 2021. It has vanished from HBO Max but will likely return after its home release. If you missed watching Dune on HBO Max, get a subscription now just for $14.99 a month. The other HBO plan won’t stream the movie. Hulu subscribers can get a 7-day free trial for HBO Max.

If you are outside the US and want to watch Dune on HBO Max then follow these steps:

  1. Get ExpressVPN for HBO Max (30day money-back guarantee)
  2. Download and Install the VPN app on your device
  3. Select a US IP address from the list
  4. Login into HBO Max with your credentials
  5. Search Dune on HBO Max
  6. Enjoy the movie

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How to watch Dune 2021 on Netflix

The new part of Dune is not available to stream on Netflix, However, the 1980’s version is watchable. Since Dune 2021 is the property of Warner Bros like The Matrix resurrection and others, it is not on Netflix at the moment.

But we can expect dune on Netflix after its home release on 11th January 2022, nothing is certain yet. But with its hype and streaming figures, we can say it will return on HBO max and Netflix both.

How to watch Dune in Australia

Dune is not streaming in Australia on any VOD service. You have to get a VPN and watch Dune on Virgin TV Go. You can also get it on rent from Prime Video but you will need a VPN.

Dune (2021) on Rent

Based on the novel Dune, the movie is available to rent on the following platforms

  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Apple TV
  • Direct TV
  • VUDU
  • illico (Canada)
  • Sky Store (UK)

What Else Can I Watch on HBO Max from Outside the United States?

HBO Max has a lot to offer when it comes to movies and TV shows. Here is a list of movies and TV shows that you can stream on HBO Max.

Watch Dune in 4K | Dune 4K Blue-ray release date

The golden disc we all are waiting for will be released this year. Dune Blue-ray 4K disc will be available in the US on 11th January 2022 both in UHD and plain HD version.

All the Warner Bros theatrical releases come to HBO Max in 4K Ultra HD, this includes Dune and upcoming WB 2022 movies like The Batman, Black Adam, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.

To enjoy all the content in 4K Ultra HD you should have

  • 4K TV with HDR support
  • Supported 4K streaming devices like Amazon Fire TV stick 4k, Google Chromecast Ultra, etc.

How to Stream Dune on Netflix | Dune 1984 Netflix

The first adaptation of the novel Dune is available to stream on Netflix but in a limited number of countries. Here is how you can watch Dune on Netflix for the US or UK

  1. Get Express VPN for Netflix (12+3 months special deal)
  2. Install the VPN app on your device
  3. Connect to UK IP from the list
  4. Search Dune on Netflix
  5. Enjoy the movie

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Dune (2021) – Reception & Revenue

The movie was originally planned for a 2020 release but its release was delayed due to COVID-19. It was then officially released on 15th September 2021. The movie was produced with a budget of USD 165 Million and has since been able to garner USD 394.5 million with the revenue from the US and Canada being 106.2 million and the remainder being from the rest of the world.

Dune (2021) – Reviews & Ratings

Reviews from the movie critic websites like Rotten Tomatoes, IMDb and Metacritic have been mostly positive with the major issue cited being that of faithfulness with the source material. Nevertheless, the movie has been rated 83% at Rotten Tomatoes based on 436 reviews with an average rating of 7.6 IMDb has rated the movie an astounding 8.2 and on Metacritic, the movie has a score of 74%. Roger Ebert has allocated the movie 3.5 stars out of 4.

In addition to being rated favorably, the movie has also been nominated for quite a few awards and has even won more than half a dozen different awards until now. Some of the awards include:

  • American Film Institute Awards – Top 10 Movies of the Year (Won)
  • Hollywood Music In Media Awards – Best Original Score In A Sci-Fi Film (Won)
  • National Board Of Review – Top 10 Films Of 2021 (Won)
  • Washington D.C. Area. Film Critics Association Awards – Best Cinematography (Won)
  • Washington D.C. Area. Film Critics Association Awards – Best Production Design (Won)
  • Washington D.C. Area. Film Critics Association Awards  – Best Score – Hans Zimmer (Won)
  • New York Film Critics Online – Top 10 Films Of 2021 (Won)

Dune Netflix – Cast

  • Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides,
  • Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica,
  • Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto Atreides,
  • Josh Brolin as Gurney Halleck,
  • Stellan Skarsgård as Baron Vladimir Harkonnen,
  • Dave Bautista as Glossu Rabban,
  • Stephen McKinley Henderson as Thufir Hawat,
  • Zendaya as Chani,
  • David Dastmalchian as Piter De Vries,
  • Chang Chen as Dr. Wellington Yueh,
  • Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Dr. Liet-Kynes,
  • Charlotte Rampling as Gaius Helen Mohiam,
  • Jason Momoa as Duncan Idaho,
  • Javier Bardem as Stilgar
  • Babs Olusanmokun as Jamis
  • Benjamin Clementine as Herald of the Change
  • Golda Rosheuvel as Shadout Mapes
  • Roger Yuan as Lieutenant Lanville

Dune 2021 – Genres

Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Dune 2021- IMDb Score

Dune is rated 8.2 out of 10 by 417 thousand voters. This is a good score.

Dune Part 2?

The burning question from all the Dune fans out there is will there be a part two for Dune? The answer is YES, Dune will have a second part which is set to release on October 2023.

“I just received news from Legendary that we are officially moving forward with Dune: Part Two, It was a dream of mine to adapt Frank Herbert’s Dune and I have the fans, the cast, and crew, Legendary and Warner Bros. to thank for supporting this dream. This is only the beginning.”

Director Denis Villeneuve


Now you are fully equipped to watch Dune on Netflix and on HBO in the future. If streaming is not your thing and you want to plan the movie with someone rent it on Prime Video.

Written by Mickel Clark

Mickel is a streaming aficionado who loves nothing more than to pen down his thoughts about the movies, anime and TV shows he has watched and likes sharing hacks on how to stream them online.