Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Returns to Imax for a Limited Time Dec. 3


 

By this weekend, Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune will cross $100M, making it the second movie from the studio this year to clear the century mark stateside off their controversial day-and-date theatrical HBO Max pandemic strategy.

 

 

But with the Denis Villeneuve-directed adaptation of the Frank Herbert exclusively available in theaters now in its second month of release, sans availability on HBO Max, Deadline reports that In many theatres, Dune will have an Imax-exclusive 1.90:1 aspect ratio. By being specially shot and formatted for Imax, moviegoers will experience up to 26% more picture for the film. In select locations worldwide, Dune will have an Imax-exclusive 1.43 aspect ratio, with up to 40% more picture for the film. And now the sci-fi epic is returning to Imax theaters on Dec. 3 for a limited time.

 

Dune‘s Imax box office to date is close to $50M. Worldwide, Imax is capturing over 13% over the pic’s total global box office. Stateside, the large format exhibitor reps 20% of the total box office.

 

 

In many theatres, Dune will have an Imax-exclusive 1.90:1 aspect ratio. By being specially shot and formatted for Imax, moviegoers will experience up to 26% more picture for the film. In select locations worldwide, Dune will have an Imax-exclusive 1.43 aspect ratio, with up to 40% more picture for the film.

 


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