The Cowboys

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Director

Mark Rydell

Cast

John Wayne as Wil Anderson

Roscoe Lee Browne as Jebediah Nightlinger

Bruce Dern as Asa Watts

Colleen Dewurst as Kate

Slim Pickens as Anse Peterson

Allyn Ann McLerie as Ellen Price

Charles Tyner as Stonemason

A Martinez as Cimarron

Alfred Barker Jr as Clyde ‘Fats’ Potter

Nicolas Beauvy as Dan

Steve Benedict as Steve

Robert Carradine as Slim Honeycutt

Norman Howell as Weedy

Stephen Hudis as Charlie Schwartz

Sean Kelly as Stuttering Bob

Clay O’Brien as Hardy Fimps

Sam O’Brien as Jimmy Phillips

Mike Pyeatt as Homer Weems

Writers

William Dale Jennings (novel and screenplay)

Irving Ravetch (screenplay)

Harriet Frank Jr (screenplay)


Summary

Rancher Wil Andersen is forced to hire inexperienced boys as cowhands in order to get his herd to market on time but the rough drive is full of dangers and a gang of cattle rustlers is trailing them.

Genre

Western, Action, Adventure

Released

January 13, 1972

Runtime

2hrs 14min

MPAA

Rated PG

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