The Founder

Michael Keaton portrays top McDonald's executive Ray Kroc in the John Lee Hancock drama, which details the rise of the fast-food empire. Laura Dern, B.J. Novak and Nick Offerman are also featured in the Weinstein Co. film telling the true story of how Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to wrest the company away from the brothers and created a billion-dollar empire.