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The Founder

Street Date:
April 18th, 2017
Movie Release Year:
2016
MPAA Rating:
PG-13
Studio:
Starz/Anchor Bay
Length:
111 Minutes
Release Country
United States
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Genres:

Biography, Drama, History

Starring:

Michael Keaton, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, Nick Offerman, and Laura Dern

Director:

John Lee Hancock

Plot Synopsis:

Directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), The Founder features the true story of how Ray Kroc (Keaton), 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. Writer Robert Siegel (The Wrestler) details how Kroc maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. The film also stars Laura Dern as Ray Kroc's first wife Ethel, John Carroll Lynch as Mac McDonald and Nick Offerman as Dick McDonald.

Technical Specs

  • Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy

Video Resolution/Codec

  • 1080p/TBA

Aspect Ratio(s)

  • 2.39:1

Audio Formats

  • TBA

Supplements

  • "The Story Behind the Story" Featurette
  • "Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc" Featurette
  • "The McDonald Brothers" Featurette
  • "The Production Design" Featurette
  • "Building McDonald's: Time Lapse Video"
  • Press Conference with Filmmakers and Cast