Search results for "Sam Neill"


The Brush-Off (2004) RT Audience 100%

The political adviser to Australia's Minister of the Arts investigates the suspicious death of a disgruntled artist.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Sam Neill
CAST:  David Wenham  •  Mick Molloy  •  Deborah Kennedy  •  Steve Bisley

Jurassic Park (1993) RT 93% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Laura Dern  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Richard Attenborough

Bicentennial Man (1999) RT 37% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Dead Calm (1989) RT 82% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 1999

An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Phillip Noyce
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Sam Neill  •  Billy Zane  •  George Shevtsov

Death in Brunswick (1990)

A reserved man in need of a job, Carl Fitzgerald finds employment at a Greek restaurant. Upon meeting waitress Sophie, Carl begins dating the attractive woman. Though it seems ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John Ruane
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Zoe Carides  •  Yvonne Lawley  •  Nick Lathouris

Dirty Deeds (2002) RT 8% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 2005

Set in 1960's Sydney, this is the story of an Australian gangster whose booming business, buoyed by the influx of U.S. soldiers in town for R&R during their tours in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Caesar
CAST:  Bryan Brown  •  Toni Collette  •  John Goodman  •  Sam Neill

Event Horizon (1997) RT 24% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Dec 1998

In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Paul W.S. Anderson
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Sam Neill  •  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Joely Richardson

Forgotten Silver (1995) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Oct 2004

An epic documentary chronicling the extraordinary, unbelievable life of pioneer Kiwi filmmaker Colin McKenzie. Or is it?  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson  •  Costa Botes
CAST:  Peter Jackson  •  Jeffrey Thomas  •  Johnny Morris  •  Costa Botes

Gallipoli (2005)

The Gallipoli campaign of World War I was so controversial & devastating, it changed the face of battle forever. Using diaries, letters, photographs and memoirs, acclaimed ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Tolga Örnek
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Sam Neill

In the Mouth of Madness (1994) RT 51% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Feb 2000

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Julie Carmen  •  Jürgen Prochnow  •  David Warner




Jurassic Park III (2001) RT 50% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Dec 2001

In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Joe Johnston
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  William H. Macy  •  Téa Leoni  •  Trevor Morgan

Little Fish (2005) RT 89% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Rowan Woods
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Sam Neill  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Martin Henderson

Perfect Strangers (2003) RT 29% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 2004

When Melanie goes home from the pub with a handsome stranger, she’s captivated by his charm and attentiveness. He sails her away to his ‘castle’- a rundown shack on a deserted ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Gaylene Preston
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Rachael Blake  •  Joel Tobeck  •  Robyn Malcolm

Plenty (1985)

David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Schepisi
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Tracey Ullman  •  John Gielgud  •  Sting

Sleeping Dogs (1977) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Recluse Smith (Sam Neill) is drawn into a revolutionary struggle between guerillas and right-wingers in New Zealand. Implicated in a murder and framed as a revolutionary ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Roger Donaldson
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Nevan Rowe  •  Ian Mune  •  Warren Oates

The Dish (2000) RT 96% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2001

The Dish is a 2000 Australian film that tells the story of how the Parkes Observatory was used to relay the live television of man's first steps on the moon, during the Apollo ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Sitch
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Patrick Warburton  •  Billy Mitchell  •  Kevin Harrington

The Horse Whisperer (1998) RT 74% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Sam Neill  •  Scarlett Johansson

The Hunt for Red October (1990) RT 86% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Scott Glenn  •  Sam Neill

The Jungle Book (1994) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Aug 2016

Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Stephen Sommers
CAST:  Jason Scott Lee  •  Cary Elwes  •  Lena Headey  •  Sam Neill