WorldCat Identities

Neill, Sam

Overview
Works: 751 works in 3,129 publications in 14 languages and 58,740 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  History  Historical films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Animated films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Author of screenplay, Author, Host, Artist, Other, Contributor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Neill
Jurassic Park by Sam Neill( Visual )

293 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 6,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA
The Piano by Jane Campion( Visual )

227 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,954 WorldCat member 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 hunt for Red October by Jerry Sherlock( Visual )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 2,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading the the United States coast under the command of Captian 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
Legend of the guardians : the owls of Ga'Hoole by Zack Snyder( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,123 WorldCat member 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 vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

23 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,992 WorldCat member 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 by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,294 WorldCat member 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
The Tudors by Gary Howsam( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,263 WorldCat member 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
Daybreakers by Michael Spierig( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member 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
Bicentennial man by Christopher Columbus( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
Merlin by Isaac Albéniz( Visual )

59 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member 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
Escape plan by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Breslin, one of the world's foremost authorities on structural security, agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called The Tomb. Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray must recruit fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer to help devise a daring, nearly impossible plan to escape from the most protected and fortified prison ever built
A cry in the dark by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member 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
Hunt for the Wilderpeople( Visual )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options
The Dish by Rob Sitch( Visual )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member 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
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member 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
My brilliant career by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member 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"--Internet Movie Database
Agatha Christie And then there were none( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1939 and Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Indian Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. As each member of the party starts to die one by one, the survivors realize that one of them is a killer and start to turn on each other
Skin by Anthony Fabian( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite being born to Afrikaner parents, Sandra faces prejudice from her community due to her dark skin and African features. Torn between her family and the man she loves, Sandra must overcome the racial intolerance of her society in this uplifting true story
The hunter by Rafi Pitts( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin, a skilled and ruthless mercenary, posing as a scientist sent into the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for a tiger believed to be extinct. Hired by an anonymous company that wants the tiger's genetic material, Martin proceeds to set up base camp at a broken-down farmhouse, where he stays with a family, becoming increasingly close to them. However, as his attachment grows, Martin is led down a path of unforeseen dangers, complicating his deadly mission
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Tudors
Alternative Names
Dermot, John

Dermot, John 1947-

Neil, Sam

Neill, Nigel

Neill, Nigel 1947-

Nigel, Sam

Sam Neill acteur, réalisateur, scénariste, producteur

Sam Neill aktor nowozelandzki

Sam Neill attore, regista e sceneggiatore neozelandese

Sam Neill neuseeländischer Schauspieler

Sam Neill Nieuw-Zeelands acteur

Sam Neill új-zélandi televíziós- és filmszínész

Σαμ Νιλ

Сам Нийл

Сем Нілл

Сэм Нилл

Սեմ Նիլ

סם ניל

سام نيل

سام نیل

सैम नील

แซม นีล

샘 닐

サム・ニール

山姆·尼爾

森·尼爾

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The PianoWimbledonThe TudorsMerlinThe DishDoctor Zhivago