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Neill, Sam

Works: 1,229 works in 4,514 publications in 12 languages and 70,111 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author, Costume designer, vac, Author of screenplay, Host, Director, Artist, fmd, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Sam Neill
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

232 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 3,946 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 cloned from prehistoric DNA
The hunt for Red October by John McTiernan( Visual )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,788 WorldCat member 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 by Sam Neill( Visual )

113 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 2,746 WorldCat member 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 by Jane Campion( Visual )

155 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 2,242 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
Legend of the guardians : the owls of Ga'Hoole by Zack Snyder( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,091 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( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,968 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
Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

43 editions published in 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale, Peter's feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door
The horse whisperer by Nicholas Evans( Visual )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,904 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 commuter by Liam Neeson( Visual )

21 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home
Hunt for the Wilderpeople by Taika Waititi( Visual )

31 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,503 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 Tudors by Jonathan Rhys-Meyers( Visual )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,322 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 )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,254 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
Escape plan by Mikael Håfström( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,230 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
Bicentennial man by Chris Columbus( Visual )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
My brilliant career by Miles Franklin( Visual )

69 editions published between 1979 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,105 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
Merlin by Steve Barron( Visual )

70 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,082 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, her son by Arthur, Mordred, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate
A cry in the dark by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

37 editions published between 1988 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 978 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
Daybreakers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in English and held by 961 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. Includes featurette, commentary, trailer, and art gallery
Event Horizon by Paul Anderson( Visual )

57 editions published between 1997 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 862 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
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 850 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
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Dermot, John

Dermot, John 1947-

Dermot Neill Nigel John

Neil, Sam

Neill Nigel

Neill, Nigel 1947-

Neill, Nigel John Dermot

Nigel, Sam

Sam Neill

Sam Neill acteur, réalisateur, scénariste, producteur

Sam Neill actor neozelandés

Sam Neill aktor nowozelandzki

Sam Neill attore, regista e sceneggiatore neozelandese

Sam Neill neiséilännesche Schauspiller

Sam Neill neuseeländischer Schauspieler

Sam Neill New Zealand actor, writer, producer and director

Sam Neill Nieuw-Zeelands acteur

Sam Neill novozélandský filmový herec

Sam Neill nyzeeländsk skådespelare, författare, producent och regissör

Sam Neill új-zélandi televíziós- és filmszínész

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