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The Shootist

PG| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
J.B. Books (John Wayne, in his final film role) is an aging gunfighter diagnosed with cancer who comes to Nevada at the turn of the 20th century. Renting a room from widowed Bond Rogers (Lauren Bacall) and her son Gillom (Ron Howard), Books is confronted by several people of questionable motives, including a man seeking to avenge his brother's death and a few who are looking to profit from Books' notoriety. Not wanting to die a quiet, painful death, Books devises a plan to go out with a bang.

Cast: John Wayne , Lauren Bacall , James Stewart , Ron Howard , Richard Boone , Hugh O'Brian , Harry Morgan , Rick Lenz

Director: Don Siegel

Genres: Western

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

The Shootist (1976)

Release Date: August 9th, 2002|1 hr. 39 min.

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