The Founder 2016 Film | Michael Keaton | McDonald's Story

Updated: Mar 26

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Alternative titles (from Letterboxd): Fome de Poder, El Fundador, Hambre De Poder, The Founder - Die Geschichte wird immer vom Sieger geschrieben, The Founder - Die wahre Geschichte von McDonalds

The Founder plot from IMDb: "The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness."

The Founder trailer can be found online.

Directed by John Lee Hancock

Produced by Don Handfield, Jeremy Renner, Aaron Ryder

Written by Robert Siegel

Music by Carter Burwell

Cinematography: John Schwartzman

Edited by Robert Frazen

Production companies: FilmNation Entertainment, The Combine, Faliro House Productions S.A.

Distributed by The Weinstein Company

Release date: December 7, 2016 (Arclight Hollywood), January 20, 2017 (United States)

Running time: 115 minutes

Budget: $7–25 million

Box office: $24.1 million

Cast and Characters:

Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc

Nick Offerman as Richard McDonald

John Carroll Lynch as Maurice McDonald

Linda Cardellini as Joan Smith

B. J. Novak as Harry J. Sonneborn

Laura Dern as Ethel Kroc

Justin Randell Brooke as Fred Turner

Kate Kneeland as June Martino

Patrick Wilson as Rollie Smith

Wilbur Fitzgerald as Jerry Cullen

Afemo Omilami as Mr. Merriman