Army of Thieves is a 2021 heist romantic comedy film directed by Matthias Schweighöfer from a screenplay by Shay Hatten, based on a story he wrote with Zack Snyder. A prequel to Army of the Dead, it is the second installment in the Army of the Dead franchise; the film stars Schweighöfer, who reprises his role as Ludwig Dieter, alongside a supporting cast that includes Nathalie Emmanuel, Guz Khan, Ruby O. Fee, Stuart Martin, Jonathan Cohen, and Peter Simonischek.
Filming began in Germany and the Czech Republic in October 2020, and concluded by December 2020. Army of Thieves was released on October 29, 2021, on Netflix. It receive mixed to positive reviews from film critics.