Bad Guys Movie

Bad Guys movie production status is currently Production

December 31, 2020 • Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins.

The story of baddies - Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula.

Who's Involved:

Craig Robinson, Anthony Ramos, Richard Ayoade, Sam Rockwell, Etan Cohen, Patrick Hughes, Awkwafina, Damon Ross, Jeff Berg, Zazie Beetz, Alex Borstein, Marc Maron, Aaron Blabely, Pierre Perifel, Rebecca Huntley, Lilly Singh

Release Date:

Friday, April 22, 2022 (Nationwide)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

After a lifetime of pulling legendary heists, five notorious bad guys—Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula—attempt their most challenging job yet…going good. Nobody has ever failed so hard at trying to be good as The Bad Guys.

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Who stars in Bad Guys: Cast List

"Trolls World Tour" , "Poltergeist"  

"Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" , "Raya and the Last Dragon"  

"Transformers: Rise of the Beasts" , "Distant"  

"What Is Life Worth" , "Worth"  

"Dolittle" , "An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn"  

"The Harder They Fall" , "Bullet Train"  


"The Lizzie McGuire Movie" , "Catwoman"  

"The Souvenir Part II" , "Soul"  

Who's making Bad Guys: Crew List

A look at the Bad Guys behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Etan Cohen last wrote Holmes & Watson and Men in Black III.


Etan Cohen


Rebecca Huntley
Damon Ross

Production Company

DreamWorks Animation

Watch: Bad Guys Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Bad Guys?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the bestselling Scholastic blockbuster book series by Aaron Blabey, which has more than 8.2 million copies in print worldwide (3/17/2021).
  2. This is the feature directorial debut of Pierre Pierfel, who directed the award-winning short Bilby and was an animator on Kung Fu Panda (10/15/19).
  3. Adaption of the illustrated cartoon book series by author Aaron Blabely.

Filming Timeline

  1. December 2020: The film was in Production status.
  2. October 2019: The film was in Development status.
  3. Director Pierre Perifel on board with an estimated release in 2021.

  4. April 2018: The film was in Development status.

Bad Guys Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Bad Guys is coming out in 2022 on Friday, April 22, 2022 (Nationwide release). There are 2 other movies coming out on the same date, including The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent and Thirteen Lives.

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