PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Much of the content of "The Power Of The Positive" record by fictional author Dr. Clarence Floyd Nelson in the film, is borrowed from a real motivational recording from that era by Earl Nightingale called "The Strangest Secret".
I know what you're thinkin'... What the heck do I need a 5-spindle for... when I barely sell enough milkshakes to justify my single-spindle. Right? Wrong. Are you familiar with the notion of the chicken or the egg Mr. Griffith, I mentioned... that ...
The highway lines en route to Ray Kroc driving to the first McDonald's with the golden arches are painted yellow - something that was not done in the 1950s, which was the time period this scene took place in.
During the opening/closing credits, the real Ray A Kroc is heard giving an interview about how he came to buy out McDonald's.
€741,735 (Italy) (15 January 2017)
$12,785,093 (USA) (21 April 2017)