The Founder
Character: Ethel Kroc
Directed by: John Lee Hancock
Written by: John Lee Hancock
Produced by: Robert Siegel
Other cast: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch
Release date: August 18, 2016 (Greece)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Running time: 1h 55min

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. Kroc soon maneuvers himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a multi-billion dollar empire.


→ He took someone else’s idea and America ate it up.
→ Risk taker. Rule breaker. Game changer.
→ Based on the true story