The Shootist

He's got to face a gunfight once more to live up to his legend once more. To win just one more time.

Categories: Western, Action, Adventure, Drama
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.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1976-08-11
Run time: 100 minute / 1:40
Revenue: $8,091,910
Director: Don Siegel
Writers: Miles Hood Swarthout, Scott Hale.
Production Companies : Dino De Laurentiis Company, Paramount
Production Country: United States of America


John Wayne
as John Bernard Books
Lauren Bacall
as Bond Rogers
Ron Howard
as Gillom Rogers
James Stewart
as Dr. E.W. Hostetler
Richard Boone
as Mike Sweeney
Hugh O'Brian
as Jack Pulford
Bill McKinney
as Cobb
Harry Morgan
as Marshall Walter Thibido
John Carradine
as Hezekiah Beckum
Sheree North
as Serepta
Rick Lenz
as Dan Dobkins
Scatman Crothers
as Moses
Gregg Palmer
as Burly man
Alfred Dennis
as Barber
Melody Thomas Scott
as Girl on Streetcar
Kathleen O'Malley
as School Teacher
Johnny Crawford
as Books' Victim in Flashback
Leo Gordon
as Books' Victim in Flashback
Dick Winslow
as Streetcar Driver
Jim Michael
as Barfly (uncredited)
Bruce Surtees Director of Photography

Robert F. Boyle Production Design

Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer

Don Siegel Director

William Self Producer

Douglas Stewart Editor

Glendon Swarthout Novel
Miles Hood Swarthout Screenplay
Scott Hale Screenplay

Mike Frankovich Producer

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