Lone Wolf and Cub - Baby Cart at the River Styx (Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma) (Shogun Assassin)
Lone Wolf and Cub - Baby Cart at the River Styx (Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma) (Shogun Assassin) (1972)

The second installment in the Lone Wolf and Cub saga finds Ogami hired to kill a defecting worker about to reveal the secrets of a prosperous clan's dyeing process to Ogami's nemesis Lord Retsudo Yagyu. Little does Ogami know that… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1972
DVD Release Date: November 7, 2000
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Though it's not the strongest of the series overall, Baby Cart To Hades will appeal to fans of the action side of the genre, and its otherwise simple narrative presents more moral complexity than one might expect.

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Shane Burridge

You don't have to see the first film to enjoy the second, and in fact may benefit from being taken by surprise

Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

...where shock, violence and disgust are presented as heroic responses to the status quo, and where revenge is an attitude born out of present sociopolitical iniquities.

Brian Mckay

The action is excellent and nearly non-stop. Ogami Itto whirls the Katana and Naginata as nimbly as a marching band baton girl.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Cameron Sherwell
The second film in the 'Lone Wolf and Cub' series is better then the first. As Ogami Itto continues his journey he is forced to battle a group of… More
Michael Gildea
I didn't like Baby Cart at the River Styx as much as Sword of Vengeance but it had a damn fine opening and finale. The fights were (like Sword of… More
Stella Dallas
the saga of freelance assassin ogami itto and his young son daigoro continues in bloody style. in this episode, daigoro is kidnapped by ninjas and thrown from… More
Anthony Valletta
One of the best in the series.
El Hombre Invisible
The extreme violence is just as pronounced as in the first film in the series and although most of the choreography and visuals don't quite match the… More