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The Founder (2016)

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The true story of how Ray Kroc, 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.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 31st, 2016 (Oscar Qualifying Run) by Weinstein Co.
January 20th, 2017 (Wide) by Weinstein Co.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language.
(Rating bulletin 2420 (Cert #50383), 4/13/2016)
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: FilmNation Entertainment, The Combine, Weinstein Company
Production Countries: United States


   Ray Kroc
Laura Dern    Ethel Kroc
B.J. Novak   
Nick Offerman   

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Robert D. Siegel
Producer    Jeremy Renner
Producer    Don Handfield
Producer    Aaron Ryder

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