‘Army of the Dead,’ director Zack Snyder’s new zombie film, is now streaming exclusively on Netflix

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  • Army of the Dead” is a zombie thriller featuring Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, and more.
  • The film is directed by Zack Snyder, known for movies like “Justice League” and “Dawn of the Dead.”
  • “Army of the Dead” is now streaming on Netflix; plans start at $9 a month.

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As zombies take over the world, a group of soldiers tries to pull off a heist in “Army of the Dead.” You can stream the movie at home right now with a Netflix subscription.

The film comes from director Zack Snyder, who’s known for action and horror movies like “Justice League” and “Dawn of the Dead.” “Army of the Dead” was first announced for development in 2007 with Universal Studios and Warner Bros. set to produce. Over a decade later, the film finally made its way into production with Netflix acquiring the distribution rights and Snyder stepping in to direct.

Netflix hopes to expand “Army of the Dead” into a franchise, as the film is already on course for a prequel – “Army of Thieves” – along with an animated show, “Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas.” The movie has received positive reviews from critics and currently holds a “72% Fresh” rating on review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes.

Where to watch ‘Army of the Dead’

“Army of the Dead” debuted in select theaters on May 14, and premiered on Netflix on May 21. Netflix is the exclusive streaming home for the movie, so you need a Netflix subscription to watch “Army of the Dead” at home.

Netflix Basic starts at $9 a month for standard definition (SD) streaming. You can upgrade to Netflix Standard for $14 a month to watch in high definition (HD). Netflix Premium costs $18 a month and supports 4K Ultra HD streaming with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio.

Netflix gift cards are also available that can be used toward subscription fees.

Army of the Dead” is available to watch on Netflix though a number of devices, including Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, LG smart TVs, Samsung smart TVs, Sony smart TVs, iOS and Android devices, web browsers, Playstation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series X|S, and more.

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