The Shootist

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Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and peace in a boarding house run by a widow and her son.However, it is not Brooks' fate to die in peace, as he becomes embroiled in one last valiant battle.

  1. Scott Hale

    Screenplay

  2. Miles Hood Swarthout

    Screenplay

  3. Glendon Swarthout

    Novel

  4. Don Siegel

    Director

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  1. John Wayne

    John Wayne

    John Bernard Books

  2. Lauren Bacall

    Lauren Bacall

    Bond Rogers

  3. Ron Howard

    Ron Howard

    Gillom Rogers

  4. James Stewart

    James Stewart

    Dr. E.W. Hostetler

  5. Richard Boone

    Richard Boone

    Mike Sweeney

  6. Hugh O'Brian

    Hugh O'Brian

    Pulford

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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  • August 11, 1976
    Theatrical

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