The Founder (2017)

THE FOUNDER movie poster

Release Date: January 20, 2017
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Director: John Lee Hancock
Genre: Biography / Drama
MPAA Rating: (PG-13) for brief strong language.
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Cast: Michael Keaton, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, Nick Offerman, Laura Dern, John Carroll Lynch, B.J. Novak
Plot Summary: THE FOUNDER is a drama that tells the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac (John Carroll Lynch) and Dick McDonald (Nick Offerman), 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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