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The Founder

The Weinstein Company and Filmnation Entertainment present ; in association with Faliro House Productions ; a Filmnation Entertainment/The Combine production ; a film by John Lee Hancock ; produced by Don Handfield, Jeremy Renner, Aaron Ryder ; written by Robert Siegel ; directed by John Lee Hancock
Video; DVD
Tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, a 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. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
John Lee Hancock
Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, B. J. Novak, Laura Dern.
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115 min.
In English or Spanish; optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
  • Widescreen (2.40:1).
  • Special features: behind-the-scenes gallery (featurettes); press conference.
Director of photography, John Schwartzman ; editor, Robert Frazen ; music, Carter Burwell.
[United States] : The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment, [2017]
Santa Monica, California : Anchor Bay Entertainment
Publisher no.
52081 Weinstein Company Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16x9, 2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital audio.
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