Nobody has ever disappointed so hard at trying to be good as The Bad Guys.

In the new war slapstick from DreamWorks Animation, based on the New York Times best-selling book serial, a crackerjack crime crew of animal proscribes 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( r) winner Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ), seen-it-all safecracker Mr. Snake( Marc Maron, GLOW ), shivering 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 rascals, the gang is finally caught, Mr. Wolf middlemen a distribute( that he has no intention of obstructing) to save them all from confinement: The Bad Guys will go good.

Under the tutelage of their instructor Professor Marmalade( Richard Ayoade, Paddington 2 ), an haughty( but cute !) guinea pig, The Bad Guys set out to fool the world that they’ve been altered. Along the road, though, Mr. Wolf begins to suspect that doing good for real may give him what he’s ever secretly longed for: following. So when a brand-new rascal perils the city, can Mr. Wolf persuade the rest of the gang to become … The Good Guys?

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