How Can I Watch Dune in UK – HBO Max

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Dune is a sci-fi epic releasing later on this month – here’s how to watch it on HBO Max, wherever you are in the world.

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a brand new sci-fi epic come along and shake up the film industry, and there’s a lot of hype around the upcoming title, Dune

With an all-star cast including Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Issac, Dave Bautista, Josh Brolin, and Jason Mamoa (to name a few), Dune is an adaptation of the critically acclaimed story by Frank Herbert and will be the first part of the whole novel.

As it’s part of the Warner Bros. franchise, it’s also another film that will release both in cinemas and for home release. If you’d like to see Dune – both in theatres and at home – then we have anything you need to know.

Dune release date

Dune will release in UK cinemas on October 21, 2021, and in US cinemas and on HBO Max on October 22, 2021.

The first full trailer is out now, so you can get hyped for what’s to come:

Where to buy Dune cinema tickets

You can now pre-order cinema tickets for Dune. You can pick them up from the likes of CineworldVueOdeonPicturehouse, and The Everyman if you’re in the UK, and FandangoAMC and Atom Tickets if you’re in the US.

How to Watch Dune in UK

Follow these steps to watch Dune:

  1. Subscribe to VPN
  2. Download and login to the VPN with your credentials
  3. Head over to HBO Max website or app and enjoy streaming Dune in UK

Age Restrictions and Genre

Dune is a drama, thriller, western that is rated PG-13.

How to watch Dune on HBO Max

Dune will release on HBO Max on the same day that it releases in cinemas, giving subscribers the option to watch at home.

You can sign up for an account over on the HBO Max website for $14.99 per month. There is a cheaper, ad-supported subscription, but this does not include new movie releases from Warner Bros.

HBO Max also includes a new Friends reunion, classic series such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the Justice League Snyder Cut, and many other films and shows from the Warner Bros. vault.

Currently, HBO Max is exclusive to the US. However, if you’re in the UK and would like to watch from home, then there is a way.

How to watch Dune on HBO Max in the UK

It is possible to sign up for HBO Max to watch Dune with the help of a VPN. VPN stands for virtual private network, which essentially re-routes your IP address so you can browse the internet as if you’re in another country.

To sign up for HBO Max, you would connect to a US server. There are lots of VPN providers out there, but for the best performance and speeds, we recommend either NordVPN or SurfShark. You can see more options in our list of the best VPNs for HBO Max.

Once you’ve chosen your VPN, here’s what you need to do:

Billing information for HBO Max

For the next step, you’ll need the HBO Max app. We have successfully tested this method using NordVPN and an Android phone.

Once you’ve bought the VPN you want, you’ll need to download it on either your iOS or Android device. The HBO Max website currently only allows you to sign up if you have a payment card that’s tied to the US. If you don’t have that, here are the steps you should take:

  1. Launch your VPN on your iOS/Android device and join a US server
  2. Create a unique Apple ID/Google Play account in your browser that’s tied to the US (leave the country blank)
  3. Register your new account on your iOS/Android device app store
  4. You should now have access to the US app store – download and install the HBO Max app
  5. Hit ‘skip’ if the app store asks you to add cash information to your iOS/Google Play account before you’ve installed HBO Max
  6. Create a new account in the HBO Max app with your email address and password
  7. Use PayPal as your method of payment (this can be a UK account)
  8. Once your account is verified, you can sign in from any device

Sometimes, the Google Play Store does not change to the US version, even when creating a new account.

The way to get around this is by connecting to a VPN on a PC, signing into the Google Play Store US website, searching for the app you want, and sending it to your phone (whilst still joined to the VPN).

There have been reports of users not being able to install HBO Max on iOS as the app store forces users to register their payment details and doesn’t accept UK PayPal if you try to register with this account.

To get around this, we recommend purchasing US App Store credit via a digital gift card – which can be added as a US payment option.

You can purchase this from places such as Amazon US, though there are other retailers available. You’ll require a website that enables you to pay with UK bank details. The typical minimum amount you can purchase will be $25 – enough to cover one month’s subscription to HBO Max.

When the site asks you to put in the recipient, enter your email address, and the code to redeem the money will be sent to your inbox. Then when you need to add amount information in the app store, choose ‘redeem a gift card or code’, and you should be able to add the payment as a credit on your account.

With this, you should then be able to sign up for an HBO Max account. Once your account is active, you can change your payment information back to your UK PayPal via the website to avoid having to pay for a new gift card every single time.

We’d like to stress that all of these methods are technically against HBO’s terms of service, so the corporation could cancel your account at any time. Continue at your own risk.

Will Dune release on UK VOD services and DVD?

Dune will only release on HBO Max at the same time that it releases in theatres. When it does eventually come to UK VOD services and DVD, it won’t be until at least several months after the first cinema release.

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