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The Shootist

1976 Rated PG 1hr 38m

An aging gunfighter (John Wayne) decides to go out with a bang after being told he's dying of cancer. In the short time he has left, the gunfighter settles some unfinished business with a gambler (Hugh O'Brian) and teaches a young friend (Ron Howard) not to follow his example. This reflective Western from director Don Siegel (Dirty Harry) was the last feature film Wayne made before losing his own battle with cancer.

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Movie Details

1977 BAFTA®
1977 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
1977 Academy Award®
  • Best Art Direction nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; exclusive interviews with screenwriter Miles Swarthout, producer Bill Self, actor Hugh O'Brian