A Man of Action: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

The upcoming Spanish thriller titled ‘A Man of Action’ (‘Un Hombre de Acción’), centres on an anarchist who conducts a cunning counterfeiting operation

Release date

‘A Man of Action’, a Netflix Original, will have a worldwide premiere on November 30.

Cast and creators

  • Juan José Ballesta 
  • Luis Callejo
  • Liah O’Prey
  • Miki Esparbé
  • Alexandre Blazy
  • Ben Temple
  • Ana Polvorosa
  • Fred Tatien

Directed by Javier Ruiz Caldera

Written by Patxi Amezcua

Official synopsis

“Drama loosely inspired by the life of Lucio Urtubia. ‘A Man of Action’ explores the figure of Spain’s most famous anarchist who carried out a counterfeiting scheme to cheat the world’s largest bank.”

Other details

The action-packed movie A Man of Action follows Lucio from his modest beginnings as a bricklayer to becoming a bank robber over the course of five decades, from the 1940s to the 1980s.


Lucio and his accomplice intend to rob a bank and then divide their riches among others who helped them. Despite several bank thefts, the authorities were unable to apprehend him. The game ultimately becomes disastrous for him when he is placed under police surveillance.

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