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Founder, The (2016) Movie Information

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John Lee Hancock


Linda Cardellini
Michael Keaton
Patrick Wilson
Nick Offerman
Laura Dern
John Carroll Lynch





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The life and times of the man behind most successful fast-food franchise on Earth, McDonald's founder, Ray Kroc. -- Chris Kavan

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A biopic that was supposed to garner awards attention but was ultimately overlooked and forgotten - and it's too bad, as Michael Keaton is spot-on as the driven and ruthless Ray Kroc, the man behind the McDonald's fast food empire. Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch are also good as the McDonald Brothers - who were royally screwed out of royalties. It left me both impressed and also disgusted - but isn't that truly the American dream?

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05/16/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"What's next? Frozen french fries?"

Director John Lee Hancock specializes in glossy biographical dramas and he's always been good at it. His latest subject is Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald's which became the most profitable fast food company in the world (and this reviewer's culinary guilty pleasure).
Unlike his other movies where there's some degree of earnest sincerity and optimism, The Founder features a fairly jaded view of the fast food business with Ray Kroc the poster boy for all things good, bad, and ugly. Ray Kroc is admirable for his dogged determination but his slick opportunism and ruthless tactics are on full display without being sugar coated.
Michael Keaton is sleazy yet oozes an oddly amiable charm as Ray Kroc who appears as oily as a used car salesman but there are times where you see his actions fr...

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