Helicopter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant helicopter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, entertaining and intense films and TV shows about / with helicopter, murder, catastrophe, chase, explosion, dialogue, danger, culture clash, mentor and weapons plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Mexico and other countries.
helicopter movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as helicopter: Airwolf (1984), Capricorn One (1977), Black Hawk Down (2001), Airwolf (1984), Blue Thunder (1983), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Lonely Are the Brave (1962), Broken Arrow (1996), Con Air (1997), Dawn of the Dead (1978).

List of helicopter movies

Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Airwolf is an American television series that ran from 1984 until 1987. The program centers on a high-tech military helicopter, code named Airwolf, and its crew as they undertake various missions, many involving espionage, with a Cold War ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, spy, military, missing person, partners, undercover, escapades, deadly, dishonesty, super weapon, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: usa
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Capricorn One (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: astronaut, conspiracy, nasa, whistleblower, helicopter, mars, uncover truth, investigative reporter, spacecraft, conspiracy theory, investigation, desert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas, arizona, houston texas, usa
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, sniper, warrior, u.s. military, rescue mission, courage, battles, gunfight, marine, chaos, combat, survival ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, north africa, east africa, arkansas ...
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Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Airwolf is capable of supersonic speeds, invisible to radar and armed with ultra state-of-the-art hardware. Airwolf is the most awesome aerial weapon ever developed. When the helicopter is stolen by Libyan mercenaries, Michael Archangel, Project ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tv series pilot, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: helicopter, battles, military, super weapon, super vehicle, adventure, escapades, danger, heroes, lone wolves, chases and races, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, libya, paris france, california
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Blue Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, chase, conspiracy, murder, crimes, terrorism, heroes, politics, deadly, dishonesty, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, ambush, conspiracy, sniper, politics, espionage, mercenary, helicopter, president, assassination, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., langley virginia, venezuela ...
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Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, escape, on the run, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, jail, sheriff, prison escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california, texas
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Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, helicopter, desert, terrorism, race against time, betrayal, danger, explosion, gunfight, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, united states, hong kong
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Con Air (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hijacking, master criminal, convict, airplane, helicopter, one man army, prison, machismo, confined, law enforcement, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, united states, california ...
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, shopping mall, zombie apocalypse, survival, siege, helicopter, infection, violence, rescue, danger, back from the dead ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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Die Another Day (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Spain, Iceland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: sexy, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, helicopter, laser, british secret service, world domination, 007, destruction, secret service agent, master villain, gadget ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north korea, hong kong, london, sydney australia, iceland ...
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Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, cia, undercover, spy, helicopter, violence, heroes, secret service, deadly virus, top secret, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: spain, sydney australia, australia
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You Only Live Twice (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A mysterious space craft kidnaps a Russian and American space capsule and brings the world on the verge of another World War. James Bond investigates the case in Japan and meets with his archenemy Blofeld. The fifth film from the legendary James ...
Style: exciting, witty, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, helicopter, nasa, espionage, assassin, astronaut, assassination, faked death, world domination, good versus evil, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: russia, asia, japan, hong kong, england ...
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Unstoppable (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, runaway train, race against time, chase, save the day, train crash, helicopter, danger, determination, partners, heroic, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, undercover agent, surveillance, political conspiracy, undercover, murder, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, pennsylvania, afghanistan, big ben london ...
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The 6th Day (2000)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Futuristic action about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cloning, clones, genetic engineering, cyberpunk, lookalikes, good versus evil, murder, one against many, helicopter, rivalry, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, year 2000, twentieth century ...
Place: patagonia, argentina
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Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Magnum, P.I. is an American television series starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS television network. According to the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, escapades, crimes, crime, investigation, private detective, helicopter, buddies, partners, lifestyle, estate, anonymity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
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White House Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: white house, president, secret service, conspiracy, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, siege, hostage, treason, security guard, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, pentagon, middle east
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Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, helicopter, heroes, undercover, one man army, hitman, espionage, chase, adventure, terrorism, double agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
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The Peacemaker (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sniper, helicopter, terrorism, terrorist, nuclear, military, race against time, bridge, train crash, train, politics, swat team ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, russia, bosnia herzegovina, manhattan new york city ...
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Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, spy, save the world, undercover, laser, gold, helicopter, master villain, disorder, heroic mission, good versus evil, james bond spoof ...
Time: 70s, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: japan, belgium, tokyo
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The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
Style: epic, stylized, saga, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, helicopter, revenge, assassination, mob boss, priest, family relations, christianity, pope, symbolism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: italy, new york, vatican, usa, europe ...
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, espionage, swat team, assassination, al qaeda, 9/11, terrorist, helicopter, navy seal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, september 11 2001, year 2011 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, london ...
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The Sugarland Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Married small-time crooks Lou-Jean and Clovis Poplin lose their baby to the state of Texas and resolve to do whatever it takes to get him back. Lou-Jean gets Clovis out of jail, and the two steal their son from his foster home, in addition to taking ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, based on true events ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, helicopter, hostage, chase, police, prison, gas station, sniper, on the road, texas ranger, convicted felon, stadium ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, mexico, california
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xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, secret agents, extreme sport, lone hero, danger, double agent, tough heroes, mission, escapades, undercover, espionage, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: prague, colombia, california, europe, prague czech republic ...
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Lions for Lambs (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terrorist, politics, war on terror, propaganda, conservative, state affairs, war, behind enemy lines, hopes, society, danger, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, iran, california ...
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The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: romantic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, telekinesis, super powers, mind control, love and romance, runaway teen, good versus evil, superhuman powers, soldier, teenager, danger, escape ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, intense ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, giant monster, expedition, creature, giant creature, survival, island, monster versus monster, gorilla, prehistoric creature, monsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1973
Place: bangkok thailand, vietnam, washington d.c., thailand, pacific ocean
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The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, cryptozoology, adventurer, adventure, dangerous animal, deadly creature, survival, scientist, escapades, discovery, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: congo, africa
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Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, secret identity, double life, superhero, super strength, save the world, transformation, self sacrifice, reporter, good versus evil, invulnerability, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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