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The Bad Guys (2022)

The Bad Guys Overview

After a lifetime of legendary heists, notorious criminals Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark, and Ms. Tarantula are finally caught. To avoid a prison sentence, the animal outlaws must pull off their most challenging con yet, becoming model citizens.

Under the tutelage of their mentor, Professor Marmalade, the dubious gang sets out to fool the world that they’re turning good.

The Bad Guys Trailer & Clips

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Movie Details

  • Release Date: April 22, 2022
  • Director: Pierre Perifel
  • Run Time: 1h 40min
  • Writers: Aaron Blabey, Etan Cohen, Yoni Brenner, Hilary Winston

The Bad Guys Cast and Characters

  • Sam Rockwell – Mr. Wolf
  • Marc Maron – Mr. Snake
  • Awkwafina – Ms. Tarantula
  • Craig Robinson – Mr. Shark
  • Anthony Ramos – Mr. Piranha
  • Richard Ayoade – Professor Marmalade
  • Zazie-Beetz – Diane Foxinton, The Crimson Paw
  • Alex Borstein – Police Chief Misty Luggins
  • Lilly Singh – Tiffany Fluffit
  • Barbara Goodson – Old Lady
  • Dina Morrone – Museum announcer, Diane’s A.I. Assistant
  • Michael Godere – Delivery Driver, Museum Guest 1
  • Kelly Cooney – Prison Guard 1, Gala Guest 1
  • Walt Dohrn – Scientist, Gala Guest 3
  • David P. Smith – Prison Guard 2, Gala Guest 2, Protestor
  • John Venzon – Museum Guest 2, Panicked Cop
  • Jesse Averna – Prison Guard 3

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The Bad Guys Activity Book

Download The Bad Guys activity book created by DreamWorks. In the activity book, you’ll get an introduction to each of the five main characters, word search, maze escape, spot the difference, and coloring pages.

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Brandon Crombar

Brandon Crombar


Brandon established Featured Animation in 2006 to celebrate animated movies. His favorite animated movies include Finding Nemo, Aladdin, and The Lion King. Find out more about me and my movie journey, About Featured Animation.