The Culpepper Cattle Co. is a 1972 Revisionist Western film produced by Twentieth Century Fox. It was directed by Dick Richards and starred Billy Green Bush as Frank Culpepper and Gary Grimes as Ben Mockridge. This was the first credited film for Jerry Bruckheimer, for which he received an associate producer credit.
A teenage boy asks the leader of a group of criminals, Mr.Culpepper, to allow him to accompany them. Culpepper explains they are going to Colorado from Texas, where they will sell cattle.
[These are NOT criminals, they are cowhands.]
After many misadventures they manage to learn the location of a group of horses after the survivor of a bar shootout tells them. Then they steal the horses and cattle and make their way to a bar to find a man with whom they can do "business with", as they need to graze their cattle and seek grazing rights. Instead of selling them grazing rights, the man who owns the land robs them and tells them to leave.
[The horses were stolen from the group...