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  • The Shootist (1976)
  • PG
    100 min | Drama, Romance, Western
The Shootist (1976)
PG
100 min | Drama, Romance, Western

A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.
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Director
Writers
Glendon Swarthout (novel) | Miles Hood Swarthout (screenplay) | Scott Hale (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Robert F. Boyle (as Robert Boyle)
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Release date
Jul 21, 1976 (United States)

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35 cast members
Name Known for
John Wayne
J.B. Books J.B. Books   See fewer
Lauren Bacall
Bond Rogers Bond Rogers   See fewer
Ron Howard
Gillom Rogers Gillom Rogers   See fewer
James Stewart
Dr. Hostetler Dr. Hostetler   See fewer
Richard Boone
Sweeney Sweeney   See fewer
Hugh O'Brian
Pulford Pulford   See fewer
Harry Morgan
Marshall Thibido Marshall Thibido   See fewer
Sheree North
Serepta Serepta   See fewer
Rick Lenz
Dobkins (as Richard Lenz) Dobkins (as Richard Lenz)   See fewer
Gregg Palmer
Burly Man Burly Man   See fewer
Alfred Dennis
Barber Barber   See fewer
Dick Winslow
Streetcar Driver Streetcar Driver   See fewer
Melody Thomas Scott
Girl on Streetcar (as Melody Thomas) Girl on Streetcar (as Melody Thomas)   See fewer
Kathleen O'Malley
School Teacher School Teacher   See fewer
Jack Berle
Man Outside Metropole (uncredited) Man Outside Metropole (uncredited)   See fewer
Johnny Crawford
Books' Victim in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited) Books' Victim in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Chuck Dawson
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
George Dunn
Man Delivering Headstone (uncredited) Man Delivering Headstone (uncredited)   See fewer
Duke Fishman
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher George
Books' Victim in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited) Books' Victim in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jonathan Goldsmith
Book's Victim (uncredited) Book's Victim (uncredited)   See fewer
Leo Gordon
Books' Victim in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited) Books' Victim in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles G. Martin
Murray the Bartender (uncredited) Murray the Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
Jim Michael
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
Ernesto Molinari
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
Ricky Nelson
Books' Fellow Lawman in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited) Books' Fellow Lawman in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
James Nolan
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
Nick Raymond
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
Henry Slate
Pulford Confidant (uncredited) Pulford Confidant (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Steele
Books' Victim in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited) Books' Victim in Flashback (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Ralph Volkie
White-Haired Bartender (uncredited) White-Haired Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
John Zimeas
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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