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Neill, Sam

Overview
Works: 573 works in 2,341 publications in 13 languages and 49,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  History  Romance films  Horror films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Host, Author of screenplay, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sam Neill
The Piano by Jane Campion( Visual )

158 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,838 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 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 hunt for Red October by Jerry Sherlock( Visual )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,761 WorldCat member 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
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

79 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a remote island off Costa Rica, wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond has created Jurassic Park. It features real live dinosaurs, cloned by using actual dinosaur DNA found in amber. Prompted by his lawyer, Hammond recruits paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant, paleobotanist Dr. Ellie Sattler, and eccentric mathematician Ian Malcolm to take a guided tour of the park, evaluate it, and give it a seal of approval. Hammond's visiting grandchildren, Tim and Lex, are along for the ride, which is interrupted by a tropical storm and industrial sabotage
Jurassic Park III by Joe Johnston( Visual )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Jurassic Park III, man is up against dangerous predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Adventure runs wild when renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy couple on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures. After they are terrifyingly stranded, Dr. Grant soon discovers that his hosts are not what they seem and the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than he ever imagined
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Zack Snyder( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,107 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 horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

63 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,048 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
The vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,001 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 Tudors by Michael Hirst( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,324 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
Wimbledon by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,308 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
Bicentennial man by Robin Williams( Visual )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
Daybreakers by Michael Spierig( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,174 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
Escape plan by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,170 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
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Visual )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 915 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
The Dish by Rob Sitch( Visual )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 914 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. Its up to the unconventional Aussie crew and the by-the-book NASA supervisor to work together to fix the dish before the landing occurs
My brilliant career by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 894 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
The peaky blinders by Steven Knight( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham that follows the notorious gang, who got their name from sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, a man dead set on moving up in the world, no matter the cost
The hunter by Daniel Nettheim( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 788 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
Skin by Anthony Fabian( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 778 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
Event Horizon by Paul Anderson( Visual )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member 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
Restoration by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member 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
 
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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

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