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The Founder

Directed by John Lee Hancock
Produced by Aaron Ryder, Jeremy Renner, and Don Handfield
Written by Robert D. Siegel
With: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, Laura Dern, Justin Randell Brooke, Kate Kneeland, and Patrick Wilson
Cinematography: John Schwartzman
Editing: Robert Frazen
Music: Carter Burwell
Runtime: 115 min
Release Date: 20 January 2017
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
Color: Color
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Michael Keaton delivers a typically dynamic performance, though this time appropriately restrained, playing the down-and-out entrepreneur Ray Kroc who successfully appropriates the assembly-line burger delivery system developed by brothers Mac and Dick McDonald (John Carroll Lynch and Nick Offerman) and turns it into a multi-billion dollar fast food empire.