They started off as books and now ‘The Bad Guys’ are on the big screen in the latest animation for kiddos, but will grown-ups also like it?

Our movie guy Ben O’Shea reckons… yes.

The flick features notorious criminals Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula (animals which pretty much have a bad rep in real life) who are finally caught after a number of heists.

Things is, to avoid a prison sentence, the animal outlaws must pull off their most challenging con yet – becoming model citizens.

It’s been described as quite the romp, here’s what Ben rated it…