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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)

Kozure Ôkami: Shinikazeni mukau ubaguruma (original title)
R | | Action, Drama | April 1974 (USA)
Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by the yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.

Director:

Kenji Misumi

Writers:

Kazuo Koike (story), Goseki Kojima (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomisaburô Wakayama ... Ogami Itto
Gô Katô Gô Katô ... Magomura Kanbei
Yûko Hama Yûko Hama ... Koshio Torizo / Miura Tori
Isao Yamagata Isao Yamagata ... Sawatari Genba
Michitarô Mizushima Michitarô Mizushima ... Itakura Naizen-no-Sho
Ichirô Nakatani ... Yagyu Samurai
Akihiro Tomikawa ... Ogami Daigoro
Sayoko Katô Sayoko Katô ... Omatsu
Jun Hamamura Jun Hamamura ... Miura Tatewaki
Daigo Kusano Daigo Kusano ... Kuchiki Rokubei
Shun'ya Wazaki Shun'ya Wazaki ... Ikiji Samon
Hiroshi Nawa Hiroshi Nawa ... Monkumatsu
Sakai Umezu Sakai Umezu
Saburô Date Saburô Date ... Swift-style swordsman
Hatsuo Yamaya Hatsuo Yamaya
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Storyline

Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by the yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Raise a kung-fu fist against Ogami... and he'll chop it off! See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

April 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shogun Assassin 2: Lightning Swords of Death See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Alternate Versions

The 1999 UK video was cut by 20 secs by the BBFC to edit a scene where 2 women are attacked and stripped topless by a samurai gang, and the Artsmagic DVD featured the same print. The 2009 Eureka release (featured in the "Lone Wolf & Cub Collection") is fully uncut. See more »

Connections

Followed by Kozure Ôkami: Jigoku e ikuzo! Daigorô (1974) See more »

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Notably less bloodspray and vengeance than the Previous
11 May 2018 | by jimniexperienceSee all my reviews

Notably less bloodspray and vengeance

The Female Boss of a brothel hires Lone Wolf to kill Sawatari , a man whom sold out the Domain to the Shogunate for personal profit and false position as new governor. Along the way he saves an innocent village girl sold into prostitution, and befriends a samurai-turned-mercenary.

Final battle features Ogami vs 50 man army


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