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 morefor his own piece of the 'American Dream'. In the beginning your cheering for him by the end you'll be jeering at him
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.