The Founder is a biographical drama film about the founder of McDonald’s Corporation. Directed by John Lee Hancock with a screenplay by Robert Siegel, the film features the fine performance of Ray Kroc in the title role.
Ray Kroc (Keaton) is living a comfortable but simple life, thanks to his savings from previous jobs. His current job is as a traveling salesman specializing in milkshake makers. He’s an ambitious person who isn’t contented with his current life, especially as he sees an opportunity in the restaurant industry. He befriends the McDonalds brothers who own a small yet popular fast-food restaurant and slowly but surely goes in for the kill. He takes over the McDonalds name, starts the corporation that eventually became a household name worldwide.
Today, McDonald’s is the world’s largest fast-food restaurant industry feeding 1% of the world’s population every day. Watch its founder’s colorful story on Putlockers now!