The Cowboys (1972)


When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under Andersen's tutelage; however, neither Andersen nor the boys know that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 73% / Audience 88%

Rated PG,  2 hr 8 mins

Action • Adventure • Drama • Western
Mark Rydell
John Wayne  •  Roscoe Lee Browne  •  Bruce Dern  •  Colleen Dewhurst

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