Universal Pictures/Dreamworks has released its new animated film THE BAD GUYS today (April 22). The film features a voice cast that includes Sam Rockwell, Richard Ayoade, Awkwafina and Lilly Singh.
THE BAD GUYS is a solid animation film that is perfect for the whole family. It presents in an entertaining way the battle to do the right thing and sometimes not getting it right. The characters are relatable and presented in a way that will make you laugh but yet have the ability to empathize with the characters. The humor is for everyone and has jokes for all ages and is just fun. The moral message of not judging a book by its cover is a timeless message but presented in a refreshing way.
Below is the official synopsis of the film.
In the new action comedy from DreamWorks Animation, based on the New York Times best-selling book series, a crackerjack criminal crew of animal outlaws are about to attempt their most challenging con yet—becoming model citizens.
Never have there been five friends as infamous as The Bad Guys—dashing pickpocket Mr. Wolf (Academy Award® winner Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), seen-it-all safecracker Mr. Snake (Marc Maron, GLOW), chill master-of-disguise Mr. Shark (Craig Robinson, Hot Tub Time Machine franchise), short-fused “muscle” Mr. Piranha (Anthony Ramos, In the Heights) and sharp-tongued expert hacker Ms. Tarantula (Awkwafina, Crazy Rich Asians), aka “Webs.”
But when, after years of countless heists and being the world’s most-wanted villains, the gang is finally caught, Mr. Wolf brokers a deal (that he has no intention of keeping) to save them all from prison: The Bad Guys will go good.
Under the tutelage of their mentor Professor Marmalade (Richard Ayoade, Paddington 2), an arrogant (but adorable!) guinea pig, The Bad Guys set out to fool the world that they’ve been transformed. Along the way, though, Mr. Wolf begins to suspect that doing good for real may give him what he’s always secretly longed for: acceptance. So when a new villain threatens the city, can Mr. Wolf persuade the rest of the gang to become … The Good Guys?
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