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Neill, Sam

Overview
Works: 738 works in 2,450 publications in 13 languages and 51,257 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Legal films  Fantasy films  Film and video adaptations  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Author of screenplay, Host, Director, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Neill
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

166 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,136 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
The piano by Jane Campion( Visual )

143 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,821 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 )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 2,795 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 )

66 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,240 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
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Zack Snyder( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,031 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 )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 2,013 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( Visual )

19 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,965 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
Wimbledon by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,291 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 Michael Hirst( Visual )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,222 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
Merlin by Steve Barron( Visual )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,215 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
Daybreakers by Michael Spierig( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2019: la guerre contre les vampire est déclarée ! Un mystérieux fléau s'est abattu sur la Terre, transformant la majorité de la population mondiale en vampires. Les humains ne sont plus qu'une petite minorité, entretenue uniquement pour nourrir l'espèce dominante
Bicentennial man by Chris Columbus( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
Escape plan by Sylvester Stallone( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They just don't make 'em like this anymore..."--Hollywood Reporter
A cry in the dark by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,042 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
My brilliant career( Visual )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 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
Doctor Zhivago by Giacomo Campiotti( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 904 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 )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the Australian scientists who manned the satellite dish at Parkes, New South Wales, which transmitted the first images of man on the moon in July 1969 to 600 million television viewers
The hunter( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 769 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 748 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
Restoration by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 717 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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Alternative Names
Dermot, John.

Dermot, John 1947-

Neil, Sam

Neill, Nigel.

Neill, Nigel 1947-

Nigel, Sam

Sam Neill aktor nowozelandzki

Sam Neill attore, regista e sceneggiatore neozelandese

Sam Neill neuseeländischer Schauspieler

Sam Neill Nieuw-Zeelands acteur

Сам Нийл

Сем Нілл

Сэм Нилл

Սեմ Նիլ

סם ניל

سام نيل

سام نیل

แซม นีล

샘 닐

サム・ニール

山姆·尼爾

森·尼爾

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The pianoJurassic Park IIIWimbledonThe TudorsMerlinDoctor ZhivagoThe dish