The Founder (DVD)

In Stock
Price
99
Normal Price
R 153
(-35%)
Promo
(3 user ratings)
No reviews yet.
Enter the Raru E3 2018 Video Games Poll to WIN Amazing Gaming Prizes. Ends 22 June 2018. Details...

Included in these Offers

Product Details

Barcode
6004416133035
Department
Movies & TV
Released
22 Sep 2017
Type
Movies
Format
DVD
Genre
Biography
Sub-genre
Drama
Region
Region 2
Year
2016
Language
English
Sound Format
5.1 Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio
2.40:1
Runtime
112 min
Age Restriction
7-9PGL
Trailer
Supply Source
South Africa

Movie

Title
Founder
Release Year
2016
Running Time
115 min
Language
English
Categories
Dramas / Biography / Biographical / Historical / Rags To Riches
US Box Office
$12.0 million
Official Website
http://thefounderfilm.com/
Ratings
IMDb
7.2
Rotten Tomatoes®
83%
Metacritic
66
Synopsis
This biopic of businessman Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) chronicles his work transforming McDonald's from a small burger chain in 1950s California to a global franchise. Along the way, he wrests control of the company from its actual founders, the McDonald brothers (Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch), who believe that Kroc's business decisions are stripping the restaurant of its heart and soul. Linda Cardellini, Laura Dern, B.J. Novak, and Patrick Wilson co-star. Directed by John Lee Hancock (THE BLIND SIDE, SAVING MR. BANKS).
Poster
Poster for Founder
Cast & Crew
Director
John Lee Hancock
Star
Linda Cardellini / Michael Keaton / John Carroll Lynch / Nick Offerman / Patrick Wilson
Co-Star
Kenny Alfonso / Kim Banta / Andrew Benator / Jacinte Blankenship / Kabby Borders / Justin Randell Brooke / Franco Castan / Jen Cohn / Steve Coulter / Lauren Denham / Laura Dern / David DeVries / Gerald L. Duckworth / Catherine Dyer / Abbey Ferrell / Wilbur Fitzgerald / Griff Furst / Makabe Ganey / Nicolette Goetz / Charles Green / Chris Greene / Joshua Henry / Lacey King / Katie Kneeland / Jeremy Madden / Cara Mantella / Victor McCay / B.J. Novak / Devon Ogden / Afemo Omilami / Mike Pniewski / Rebecka Ray / Ric Reitz / Valeri Rogers / Adam Rosenberg / David Marshall Silverman / Randall Taylor / Jody Thompson / Joy Glover Walters / Conrad Whitaker / Susan Williams
Screenwriter
Robert Siegel
Composer
Carter Burwell
Hairstylist
Monty Schuth
Assistant Director
Philip Hardage
Stunt Coordinator
Jennifer Badger
Set Decorator
Susan Benjamin
Makeup
Julie Hill-Parker
Post-Production Supervisor
Andrew Swett
Production Manager/UPM
Parry Creedon / Michael Sledd
Camera Operator
Ron Hersey
Special Makeup Effects
Bill Johnson
Movie Critics
A.V. Club
"[A] compelling business procedural, rife with details about franchise laws, handshake agreements, and contract negotiations, plus plenty of the invaluable Michael Keaton." -- Grade: B
Jesse Hassenger (9 Dec 2016, )
Boston Globe
"Keaton bites into the role with gusto -- his Ray Kroc knows he’s a crock, a Willy Loman who got lucky, but he lives for the hustle and he only respects those who value it too....THE FOUNDER is a solid, smart, worthwhile film..."
Ty Burr (20 Jan 2017, )
Film Comment
"Aside from critiques of economic systems, what makes THE FOUNDER captivating are its male performances. Keaton perfectly channels his live-wire energy into Kroc..."
Violet Lucca (1 Jan 2017, )
Hollywood Reporter
"Keaton seems to have figured out long before everyone else that the tone is going to transmute swiftly, and it's impressive the way he ups the sleaze factor by subtle degrees early on."
Leslie Felperin (21 Nov 2016, )
Los Angeles Times
"[A] sharp and satisfyingly fat-free account of how a wily salesman took a lucrative Southern California burger joint and turned it into the world’s biggest fast-food empire."
Justin Chang (7 Dec 2016, )
RogerEbert.com
3 stars out of 4 -- "THE FOUNDER is mesmerized by its hero, McDonald’s chain founder Ray Kroc, but horrified by how he built his empire. That kind of ambivalence is great; in fact it’s a hallmark of good drama."
Matt Zoller Seitz (20 Jan 2017, )
Rolling Stone
3 stars out of 4 -- "Keaton is firing on all cylinders in THE FOUNDER and he makes this electrifying film something to see."
Peter Travers (8 Jan 2017, )
The Guardian
4 stars out of 5 -- "THE FOUNDER is an absorbing and unexpectedly subtle movie about the genesis of the McDonald’s burger empire."
Peter Bradshaw (16 Jan 2017, )
Washington Post
"There’s something quintessentially American -- yet also distinctly unsavory -- about the origin story of McDonald’s....Ultimately, THE FOUNDER also is a story of betrayal, as Kroc cuts the McDonalds out of the business entirely."
(19 Jan 2017, )