The Shootist

(1976)

Overview

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. Don Siegel

    Director

  2. Glendon Swarthout

    Novel

  3. Scott Hale

    Screenplay

  4. Miles Hood Swarthout

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  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

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The Shootist
The Shootist

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 11, 1976
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue $8,091,910.00

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