Relive the 1985 Chicago Bears Season, Chronicling One of the Greatest Teams in Sports History, in a New Documentary Coming to Movie Theaters Nationwide for One Night on January 29

DENVER – December 11, 2017 – This January, moviegoers can relive the excitement of the most memorable team in sports history, the 1985 Chicago Bears (15-1), with the exclusive premiere of “’85: The Greatest Team in Football History.” The “Monsters of the Midway” dominated on and off the field in ’85 with a colorful cast of characters, led by Walter Payton, Jim McMahon, William “The Refrigerator” Perry, and Coach Mike Ditka. Coming to U.S. cinemas on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. local time, the documentary chronicles the team’s journey to their Super Bowl XX victory and pop culture fame, just days before the biggest game of the current football season.


Presented by Fathom Events and Screen Media Films, the documentary features interviews with football legends Mike Singletary, Dan Hampton, Steve “Mongo” McMichael, Phil Simms, and Dan Marino, as well as famous Chicagoans from all walks of life, including former President Barack Obama, Bill Murray, Jesse Jackson and more. Audiences will also be treated to anexclusive introduction and interviews with members of the 1985 Bears at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, including Matt Walsh (comedian/actor from VEEP and narrator of the documentary), linebacker Otis Wilson, quarterback Jim McMahon and defensive lineman and Hall of Fame member, Dan Hampton.

Tickets for “’85: The Greatest Team in Football History” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 200 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN).For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

“The 1985 Chicago Bears’ fame went beyond just sports - the team was a true cultural phenomenon and inspiration to understanding what it takes to be a team. ‘’85: The Greatest Team in Football History’ is a thrilling documentary that captures this flashback in time wonderfully,” said Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt. “Along with our partners at Screen Media, we are proud to bring this iconic team to sports fans all across the nation.\"

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