The Founder

The Founder

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Average of 108 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 TheReids

Michael Keaton shines in this fascinating look at the creation of the McDonald fast food empire.

4 by cybrarian

Interesting movie about the man who created the basics of the McDonalds we have today. Recommended.

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