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Helen | Believe, a movie about Helen Maroulis, premieres in 700 locations across USA on Thursday, March 30

by Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling

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From Producer Chris Pratt, Helen | Believe follows Olympic wrestler Helen Maroulis’ astonishing comeback to the sport after suffering a career-ending injury that forced her into retirement after becoming America’s first female gold medalist.

The film captures her gripping battle with self-doubt and PTSD in pursuit of a second chance at greatness at the Tokyo Olympics.

Audiences of this one-night event, in 700 theaters across the United States on Thursday, March 30, will also be treated to an exclusive introduction from Chris Pratt and an outro from Maroulis herself!

Find the showings in your area and purchase your tickets through Fathom Events at

Helen Maroulis is a legend in the sport of wrestling and a trailblazer within the Olympic movement. A Maryland native, Maroulis was already one of the nation’s best women’s wrestlers while still in high school. A four-time WCWA national champion in college, Maroulis went on to win age-group and Senior World medals for Team USA.

She made history at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, defeating three-time Olympic champion Saori Yoshida of Japan in the gold-medal finals to become the first U.S. woman to win an Olympic gold medal in wrestling.

The movie tells the story about what happened after her breathtaking Olympic victory, and her battle to overcome tremendous obstacles to return to competition at the highest levels.

This film is produced by Religion of Sports, Reserve Entertainment, and Chris Pratt’s Indivisible Productions.

What they are saying:

INSIDER: Why Chris Pratt produced the new wrestling documentary 'Helen Believe': 'Wrestling taught me that I'm tougher than I thought I was'

DEADLINE: Chris Pratt Teams With Religion Of Sports & Reserve Entertainment On Doc About Champion Wrestler Helen Maroulis

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