The Culpepper Cattle Co.


Teenager Ben Mockridge believes that life in a rural town in the Wild West has nothing better to offer than horse racing with other hickes. That's why he naively asks cattle farmer Frank Culpepper to include him as the youngest cowboy on the long way to the fort. His mother hardly notices. It seems that Ben didn't even understand this when he was told to report to the old cook as "little Mary", whose words: "Cowboy is something you only do when you have nothing better." gradually become clear. Instead of the macho's exciting heroic life, it's endless hard work, stupid duties and embarrassment, and even literally trapped in pants, robbing a horse and witnessing unpunished crimes ...... Show more

Created in The Culpepper Cattle Co., The Culpepper Cattle Co. became an unexpected hit. It is my favorite Western movie because parts felt very similar to my life experience. The storyline is carefully and smartly written, the character development is very satisfying too. I'm the biggest fan in the world of movies like this. The Culpepper Cattle Co. stand up to the test of time. When a movie makes all of its scenes so influential that you don't want to pick your favorites, you know you're dealing with great production. A perfect example of a real, Western cinema.... Show more

Release: 1972
Duration: 92 min
IMDb Rating: 7
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