Rotary Action's Top 10 Helicopter Action Movies and TV showsby Progressive-Element | created - 08 Oct 2014 | updated - 08 Oct 2014 | Public
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2. Airwolf (1984–1986)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As part of a deal with an intelligence agency to look for his missing brother, a renegade pilot goes on missions with an advanced battle helicopter.
3. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, War
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Votes: 576,283 | Gross: $83.47M
5. Black Hawk Down (2001)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, War
160 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
Votes: 351,830 | Gross: $108.64M
6. Birds of Prey (1973 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 81 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A former fighter pilot now working as a radio station traffic reporter witnesses a bank robbery. He chases down the bank robbers and a hostage in his helicopter.
7. Deadly Encounter (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Drama
An ex-combat helicopter pilot (Larry Hagman) helps a widowed ex-girlfriend (Susan Anspach) find the black book her husband kept from mobsters.
8. Hulk (2003)
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Votes: 245,538 | Gross: $132.18M
9. Rambo III (1988)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure
Rambo mounts a one-man mission to rescue his friend Colonel Trautman from the clutches of the formidable invading Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
Votes: 117,046 | Gross: $53.72M
10. Whirlybirds (1957–1960)
30 min | Adventure
One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform... See full summary »