Top 4 The Founder Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Founder facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Founder film message.

The picture of Ray Kroc used in RBM magazine is a nod to an actual picture taken of Ray Kroc in front of the framed Golden Arches photo.

You can see Ray Kroc look on a map to find San Bernadino. This map is inaccurate as it shows Irvine, CA, a city formally incorporated in 1971.
You can see Ray Kroc look on a map to find San Bernadino. This map is inaccurate as it shows Irvine, CA, a city formally incorporated in 1971.

The Founder Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Ray Kroc is frequently shown drinking from a hip flask throughout the film. It's never brought up in the film, but in real life, Kroc battled alcoholism and died of heart failure because of it.

The Founder Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When B.J Novak, who played Ryan in The Office, suggests buying real estate across the country, Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) hovers over a map showing Scranton, Pennsylvania, the city in which The Office took place.
    When B.J Novak, who played Ryan in The Office, suggests buying real estate across the country, Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) hovers over a map showing Scranton, Pennsylvania, the city in which The Office took place.
The Founder poster
The Founder poster

The Founder Plot

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Founder. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Biography, Drama, History
Director John Lee Hancock
Production The Weinstein Company
Stars Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini
IMDB score 7.2