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The Shootist

Eloquent last hurrah for a man who superseded mere movie-star status to become an icon of American culture, with Wayne playing aging, legendary gunfighter J.B. Books. Opening with a black-and-white montage of scenes from Wayne's earlier westerns, the film… (more)

Released: 1976

Rating: PG

TV Guide Rating:(23 ratings)

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The Shootist - Official Trailer
03:15 — In a great final performance reflecting real life, Wayne portrays a terminally ill gunman yearning to spend his final days in peace, despite persisten (more…)
(Movie Clip) Doc Hostetler
Nothing but John Wayne (as gunfighter J.B. Books) and James Stewart (as Doc Hostetler) in their famous scene from Wayne's last movie, director Don Sie (more…)
(Movie Clip) Won't Pass For Flowers
Harry Morgan is the local sheriff, dropping by to suggest that famed gunfighter J.B. Books (John Wayne) leave town, and thrilled at the news he hears, (more…)
(Movie Clip) You're An Assassin
Terminally ill lodger J.B. Books (John Wayne) catches Gillom (Ron Howard) snooping, then tries to persuade his mother Mrs. Rogers (Lauren Bacall) to l (more…)

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  • Released: 1976
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Eloquent last hurrah for a man who superseded mere movie-star status to become an icon of American culture, with Wayne playing aging, legendary gunfighter J.B. Books. Opening with a black-and-white montage of scenes from Wayne's earlier westerns, the film… (more)

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