The Founder Movie He took someone else’s idea and America ate it up.Tabs
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.
U.S. Release DateThe Founder release date was Wednesday, December 7, 2016. This was a Los Angeles release. Oscar Run
Friday, January 20, 2017. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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Rating MPAAPG-13 for brief strong language
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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.
official plot version from weinsteinco.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- Developed in the vein of The Social Network.
- Laura Dern will play Ethel Kroc, Kroc’s first wife who suffers through his business schemes and whom he neglects.