The Founder

March 16, 2017

Director: John Lee Hancock; Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch; Genre: Biography, Drama, History; Age: +12; Time: 115min

The Founder features the true story of how Ray Kroc, 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, turning it into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.