The Founder (2017)

7.2


Metacritics rating: 66.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 82.0%

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The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness. Directed by John Lee Hancock (SAVING MR. BANKS), THE FOUNDER features the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling 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. Writer Robert Siegel (THE WRESTLER) details how Kroc maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. The film also stars Laura Dern as Ray Kroc’s first wife Ethel; John Carroll Lynch as Mac McDonald and Nick Offerman as Dick McDonald.

Title
The Founder
Year
2017
Genre
Drama History Biography
IDMB rating
7.2 (92645 votes)
Metacritics rating
66.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating
82.0%
Directors
John Lee Hancock
Actors
Nick Offerman, Linda Cardellini, Michael Keaton, John Carroll Lynch

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