The Founder - Overview

Genre:   Drama, Historical  
Opened: Jan 20, 2017     Run Time: 1hr 55min  
Cast: Michael Keaton   Nick Offerman  John Carroll Lynch   Laura Dern        
Director: John Lee Hancock   
Producer: Don Handfield   Jeremy Renner   Aaron Ryder  
Executive Producer: Glen Basner   Alison Cohen   Karen Lunder  
The Founder: This drama tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, 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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Rotten Tomatoes 82%  on  Rotten Tomatoes
Flixter 82%  on  Flixter
Box Office Data
# Weeks 14
# Total Gross $12.8M
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The Founder
Theatrical Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Production Company: Raygun Productions
Production Company: The Combine
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A fascinating biopic about Ray Croc and his mega empire with a great performance from Michael Keaton.
8 star rating 8
I'm surprised THE FOUNDER isn't getting a lot more love. I found it to be incredibly interesting and engaging film. The story as to how the biggest food chain i...