The Founder

The Founder

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Average of 63 ratings: 3.6 Stars

2016 M Contains offensive language.

He took someone else's idea and America ate it up.

Written by Robert Siegel (BIG FAN), THE FOUNDER is a drama that tells the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.

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110 minutes

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2.40:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English descriptive for the hearing impaired
English 5.1 Dolby Digital; English audio descriptive for the visually impaired

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4 by queenofthegoblins

This is a brilliant little film about the shrewd, flawed megalomaniac that became 'The Founder' of McDonald's - Ray Kroc. Michael Keaton is perfect as the high energy hustler who will stop at nothing... Read more

3.5 by tt

While this wasn't a big budget film, it told an interesting story. A dramatised account of the history of MacDonalds. A novel and brilliant business idea, that through the clever franchising of Ray... Read more