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Neill, Sam

Overview
Works: 662 works in 2,074 publications in 11 languages and 47,512 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Fiction  Television plays  Film and video adaptations  Action and adventure films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Host, Author of screenplay, Artist, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sam Neill
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
131 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 3,502 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 created from prehistoric DNA
The hunt for Red October by John McTiernan ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,807 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
The piano by Jane Campion ( Visual )
125 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,770 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
Jurassic Park III by Sam Neill ( Visual )
51 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,071 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 horse whisperer by Robert Redford ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,069 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
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Lasky ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,936 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 )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,849 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 )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,248 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
Merlin by Steve Barron ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,230 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
The Tudors ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,193 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 )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 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
A cry in the dark by Fred Schepisi ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,061 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
Bicentennial man by Isaac Asimov ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
My brilliant career ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 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"--IMBd
The dish by Rob Sitch ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and German 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
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 832 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
Restoration by Michael Hoffman ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 739 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
The hunter ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 737 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 )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 715 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
Dead calm by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John and Rae Ingram rescue the only surviving crew member of a crippled schooner only to find themselves the targets of a deranged killer
 
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Dermot, John
Dermot, John, 1947-
Neil, Sam
Neill, Nigel
Neill, Nigel, 1947-
Neill, Nigel 1947- Wirklicher Name
Nigel, Sam
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