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The Cowboys
Directed by:
Mark Rydell

Directed by Mark Rydell, and written by Irving Ravetch (screenplay), "The Cowboys" (also known as "Cowboys, I", "Cowboys, Die") is a Western film, released in the USA on January 13 of 1972 , starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern, Colleen Dewhurst, Alfred Barker Jr. and Nicolas Beauvy.

All they wanted was their chance to be men...and he gave it to them.

Who directed "The Cowboys":

The Cowboys was directed by Mark Rydell, an American director, producer, and actor.

Before directing The Cowboys, Mark Rydell had directed The Reivers, released in 1969, The Fox (1967). Since, he directed Cinderella Liberty, released in 1973, Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976), The Rose (1979), On Golden Pond (1981), The River (1984), and For the Boys (1991).

What was the release date of "The Cowboys":

The Cowboys was initally released in the United States on Thursday, January 13, 1972.. This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, March 21, 1972 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, March 22, 1972 in France; Thursday, January 27, 1972 in Germany; Saturday, February 26, 1972 in Italy and on Saturday, April 08, 1972 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Cowboys":

At the casting of The Cowboys we find John Wayne, previously seen in Big Jake (1971) and Rio Lobo (1970); Roscoe Lee Browne (The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970), Topaz (1969)); Bruce Dern (The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971), Drive, He Said (1971)) [ more... ]

  • Lonny Chapman, Charles Tyner and Allyn Ann McLerie can all be seen in The Reivers, released in 1969.
  • Sarah Cunningham and Roscoe Lee Browne can both be seen in Black Like Me, released in 1964.
  • Robert Carradine and Bruce Dern can be seen in Coming Home, released in 1978.
  • Clay O'Brien and Slim Pickens also worked together in The Apple Dumpling Gang, released in 1975.

What is the Storyline of "The Cowboys":

When his ranch hands abandon him to join a gold rush, rancher Wil Andersen (John Wayne) is forced to find replacement drovers for his yearly long cattle drive. He rides into deserted Bozeman, Montana. There, Anse Peterson (Slim Pickens) suggests using local schoolboys. Andersen visits the school but departs unconvinced. The next morning, a group of the boys show up at Andersen's ranch to volunteer for the drive. Andersen tests the boys' ability to stay on a bucking horse. As the boys [...]

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