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 suspense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense and tense films and TV shows about / with helicopter, murder, dialogue, danger, catastrophe, chase, death, violence, storytelling and mentor plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as helicopter: Black Hawk Down (2001), Cloverfield (2008), Dawn of the Dead (1978), Con Air (1997), The Godfather: Part III (1990), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), Clear and Present Danger (1994), You Only Live Twice (1967), Mission: Impossible II (2000), The Peacemaker (1997).
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Horror, Thriller
USA, Italy
127 min.
 8.0
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Crime, Drama
USA
162 min.
 7.6
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Action, Adventure, Thriller
USA, China, France, Norway
147 min.
 7.9
Operation Red Sea (2018)
Action, Drama, Thriller, War
China, Morocco, Hong Kong
142 min.
 6.8

List of helicopter movies

 7.7
 328K
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, tough heroes, war, helicopter, survival, sniper, chaos and mayhem, courage, military, rescue, warlord, sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1993, 1990s, year 1992
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, iraq
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 7.0
 340K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, quarantine, chaos, giant monster, found footage, danger, survival horror, helicopter, skyscraper, escape, destruction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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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: scary, suspenseful, cynical, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, helicopter, survival, siege, violence, gore, apocalypse, infected, motorcycle gang, infection, biker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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 6.8
 249K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, airplane, helicopter, convict, master criminal, fugitives, prison, violence, brutality, gunfight, one man army, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada
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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, gloomy, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, helicopter, christianity, ambition, assassination, organized crime, vatican, pope, confession, lawyer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: italy, new york, europe, usa, sicily ...
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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: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: spy, gold, laser, helicopter, undercover, time travel, james bond spoof, submarine, asteroid, car, nightclub, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: belgium, japan, tokyo
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Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia, spy, helicopter, mercenary, conspiracy, assassination, violence, espionage, president, coast guard, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, panama, latin america, washington d.c. ...
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You Only Live Twice (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
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, semi serious, witty, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, helicopter, secret service, assassin, espionage, island, volcano, secret organization, funeral, villain, adventure, faked death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, russia, hong kong, japan, england ...
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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, stylized, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, undercover, helicopter, violence, infected, secret agent, computer, cia, motorcycle chase, antidote, master villain, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: spain, sydney australia, australia
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 5.9
 50K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, terrorism, race against time, train, train crash, bridge, sniper, special agents, urban, terrorist, nuclear missile, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, russia, chechnya, sarajevo ...
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 6.0
 84K
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, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, mexican standoff, helicopter, gunfight, military, betrayal, mercenary, boxing, train, countdown, canyon, park ranger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: utah, usa, mine, hong kong
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 6.8
 18K
Capricorn One (1977)
Genre: Action, 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, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, astronaut, helicopter, uncover truth, conspiracy, desert, society, political corruption, whistleblower, investigative reporter, escape, spacecraft ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas
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 6.8
 8K
Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, lone wolves, government agency, spy, military, pilot, intrigue, missing person, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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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, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, one man army, undercover, adventure, hitman, chase, master criminal, espionage, secret agents, race against time, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, military, terrorism, track down, assassination, navy, torture, surveillance, helicopter, espionage, 9/11 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, paris france, poland ...
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 7.2
 611K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, isolation, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 162K
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: exciting, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, mission, undercover, adventure, double agent, helicopter, master villain, secret agents, heroic mission, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, california, washington d.c. ...
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 6.4
 17K
Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, twist ending, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: helicopter, quarantine, virus, murder, underground, nightmare, flashback, epidemic, father daughter relationship, post apocalypse, bomb shelter, mother daughter relationship ...
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, tricky
Plot: interrogation, uncover truth, death, false accusation, judge, suspect, trial, blackmail, confession of crime, false accusation of murder, accusation, corpse ...
Place: spain, barcelona spain
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 8.1
 314K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, paranoia, monster, survival, alien encounter, space and aliens, transformation, danger, fear, supernatural, confined, destruction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: antarctica, south pole
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: rough, realistic, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, platoon, boot camp, sergeant, sniper, suicide, battles, vietnam war, violence, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1967, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, fighting the system, manhunt, surveillance, corruption, paranoia, witnessing a crime, mexican standoff, political conspiracy, uncover truth, conspiracy, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, mechanic, helicopter, robbery, chase, car chase, store, criminal heroes, buddies, adventure, fugitives, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: cia, cold war, politics, congress, refugee camp, helicopter, womanizer, millionaire, muslim, russian, politician, deception ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, 1990s
Place: afghanistan, washington d.c., usa, middle east, israel ...
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 6.4
 14K
Blue Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, 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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, helicopter, crimes, danger, security camera, vietnam veteran, mayor, vietnam war, deadly, terrorism, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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 6.3
 661
Demons of War (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A detachment of the Polish IFOR forces in Bosnia is led by Major Keller, who is being investigated for insubordination during a patrol in Srebrenica. The investigation is to be led by two arriving officers - Lieutenant Czacki and Major Kusz who will ...
Plot: atrocity, rape, murder, army, sniper, winter, village, helicopter
Place: bosnia herzegovina
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: gun, violence, hand to hand combat, spy, handgun, helicopter, motorcycle, espionage, deception, car chase, limousine, airplane ...
Time: 2010s
Place: jerusalem, berlin germany, paris france, germany
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Jungle Warriors (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of models fly into the jungle of some South American country to look for a photo location. Their plane is shot down and they are captured by a drug baron's private army. At the same time, the Mafia's representative arrive to ...
Plot: voyeurism, rape, mafia, violence, death, drug lord, jungle, helicopter, crocodile, nude girl, nude, snake bite ...
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 5.8
 98
Sudden Death (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ed Neilson's entire family is viciously murdered, he pleads with retired CIA operative Duke Smith (Robert Conrad) to investigate. He refuses, but relents after Neilson too meets an explosive death. Deception, international intrigue and a ...
Plot: helicopter, explosion, kicked in the groin, man in swimsuit, fortune, shooting gallery, male in bathtub, violence, murder, burned alive, gun, karate ...
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Shadow Warriors (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It began as an experiment. The ultimate bodyguard - half man, half machine - programmed to do anything. Anything! Global Cybernetics, Inc. is making technological history. They can create a bio-mechanical, plasma-driven, Techno-Sapien - the best ...
Plot: kickboxing, helicopter, boat, gun
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