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.
Red Carpet movie at the 13th Dubai International Film Festival 2016, it premiered on December 12.
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 ...
In all the scenes where a railroad crossing signal is visible, they are shown with modern crossing signals and aluminum red and white gates. None of this was available in the 50's. Railroads where primarily guarded by wig wag signals, a post with a cross-buck on it, older signals that had the word stop written vertically on for separate lights (traffic light style), and manually operated "A" frame gates (painted black and white back in the 50's) that were operated by a crossing guard in larger cities. Some signals had a short cantilever on them for a wig wag signal to hang pendulum style over a crossing. Alternating flashing lights were also used at some crossings. Back then everything was made out of steel and not aluminum like what is seen today.
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)