Most widely held works about Sam Neill
Most widely held works by Sam Neill
Jurassic Park ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 libraries worldwide
On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond (Attenborough) has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, created through the reconstruction of dinosaur DNA. Prompted by his lawyer (Ferrero), Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Neill), paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler (Dern), and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm (Goldblum) to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren (Richards and Mazzello) come along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage.
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
Fledgling barn owl Soren lives in the forest of Tyto with his father Noctus, mother Marella, older brother Kludd, younger sister Eglantine, and their snake nest maid Ms. P. Noctus enjoys telling Soren and Eglantine stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythical group of warrior owls, who once saved all owlkind from the evil "Pure Ones." One night Kludd pushes Soren and they both fall to the ground. They are kidnapped taken to the home to the Pure Ones, and put to work: Soren as a slave, and Kludd as a soldier. The Pure Ones' are laying a trap for their enemies, the Guardians of Ga'Hoole. The Pure Ones storm the Great Tree, and the Guardians lead the owls into battle against them, wherein which Soren and his friends emerge to play pivotal roles.
The Hunt for Red October ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
A new Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast. Government experts think it is planning to attack- that is, all the experts but one. He thinks the sub's commander is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find the sub and prove his theory.
Jurassic Park III ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined.
The piano ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
A young mute woman and her child travel to New Zealand in the 1800s for an arranged marriage to a farmer there. After the marriage she meets another man, and the competition for her love begins. Only one of the men realizes that her affections can only be won through her beloved piano.
The piano ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
A young mute woman and her child travel to New Zealand in the 1800s for an arranged marriage to a farmer. After the marriage she meets another man, and the competition for her love begins. Just one of the men realizes that her affections can only be won through her beloved piano.
The Tudors. The complete first season ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
A look at the early life of King Henry VIII, beginning after his assumption of the British throne at the age of 19.
The horse whisperer ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family.
Daybreakers ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
In the year 2019, an unknown plague has transformed the world's population into vampires. As the human population nears extinction, so does the blood supply. Now the vampires must find a blood substitute before time runs out. Researcher Edward Dalton and a clandestine group of vampires have made a remarkable discovery, one which has the power to save the human race.
The horse whisperer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother, seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family.
Wimbledon ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star.
Merlin ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 934 libraries worldwide
The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey and Mordred, her son by Arthur, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate.
The hunt for Red October ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the United States coast under the command of Captain Ramius. The American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it. At the same time, the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find Ramius too.
My brilliant career ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 801 libraries worldwide
"Sybylla Melvyn struggles with the conflicts that we all have between ambition, family, love, and guilt in a most remarkable manner. Sybylla grows to understand that life is a series of trade-offs, and that no one can have it all, and that no one can please everyone. Simple yet universal themes told with charm, wit, and a vulnerability that allows us to get right inside of her character and to understand her"--IMBd.
A cry in the dark ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Lindy lives the nightmare of seeing a wild dog carry off her infant, then endures a travesty of a trial by the courts and media.
The dish ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and German and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story. This is how the biggest television event in history was almost not televised. Apollo 11 goes to the moon and the first step is to be televised around the globe. But right before the landing, the dish flatlines. It's up to the unconventional Aussie crew and the by-the-book NASA supervisor to work together to fix the dish before the landing occurs.
Restoration ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 625 libraries worldwide
In 17th century Britain, a young man seduced by the wealth and indolence of the Restoration court, finds redemption of sorts through the love of a woman.
Doctor Zhivago ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Doctor Zhivago is a poet and surgeon. His life unfolds amidst the Russian Revolution, his guilt over his unfaithfulness to his loyal wife and his obsession with Lara, his muse, who, in turn, is victim to the wants of a powerful official.
Bicentennial man ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 557 libraries worldwide
A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy.
Event horizon ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Event Horizon is the high-tech, pioneering research spacecraft that has mysteriously vanished, without a trace, on its maiden voyage seven years earlier. But a weak, persistnet signal from the long-missing craft prompts a rescue team to wing its way throught the galaxy on a bold rescue mission.
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