The Founder is the true story of how a persistent salesman talked two brothers with a unique way of selling burgers, fries, shakes and sodas into going bigger – then ditched them and became a rich man.
That unique way of selling burgers was the assembly line method that McDonald’s still uses today.
The Founder is the story of Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), the man who discovered the potential of a small hamburger joint in San Bernardino, California. It is the origin story of McDonalds. Having mild to moderate success as a salesman for various goods, Kroc finds himself both amused and intrigued when he receives an order for five multi-mixing milkshake machines. Perplexed at how one restaurant could ever such a need, he drives to the first ever McDonalds run by a pair of brothers, Dick (Nick Offerman) and Mac (John Carroll Lynch). Continue reading The Founder Weaves Together a Fascinating Narrative About the American Dream→
The Weinstein Company has released a new trailer for The founder – not about a religious cult (well, not really…), but about the guy who took McDonalds and turned it into the burger behemoth it is today. Check it out following the jump.