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1.
Avatar (2009)
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A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. (162 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Advanced rotor craft. ” - richardmears
 
2.
Whirlybirds (1957 TV Series)
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957... (30 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kane
“ An earlier view. ” - richardmears
 
3.
Heat (1995)
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A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist, while both sides attempt to find balance between their personal lives with their professional lives. (170 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ Nice nighttime ride through L.A. ” - richardmears
 
4.
Waco: The Rules of Engagement (1997 Documentary)
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This controversial documentary about the stand-off between an unorthodox Christian group - the Branch Davidians... (136 mins.)
Director: William Gazecki
“ Government helicopters. ” - richardmears
 
5.
Aircrane: Extreme Helicopter (2009 TV Series)
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Director: Jane Armstrong
“ Heavy lift. ” - richardmears
 
6.
The Unit (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Force Majeure (2006)
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The Unit is sent into a North Carolina hurricane to rescue a brutal dictator, but a surprise awaits them at the hospital. (60 mins.)
“ The unit is sent to rescue an African dictator from a hospital in coastal North Carolina during a severe hurricane. They need to swim through the second floor in order to help a patient, and need to make some difficult decisions regarding who can be rescued while staying under the Helo's weight limit. ” - richardmears
 
7.
Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
Episode: From Pole to Pole (2006)
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"Planet Earth" travels around the Earth, finding where the sun always shines and where it's rarely seen. Next, they find where water is abundant and where it's scarce. (533 mins.)
“ Helicopter with high speed HD camera tracks the most successful hunters in Africa: wild dogs. ” - richardmears
 
8.
Black Hawk Down (2001)
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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. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Futuristic ride down the east coast of Africa. ” - richardmears
 
9.
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
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CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel. (141 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
“ Insertion and extraction in the Colombian jungles. ” - richardmears
 
10.
Special Forces (2011)
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A French journalist in Afghanistan is kidnapped by the Taliban. (109 mins.)
“ Dropping in to Kosovo and Pakistan. ” - richardmears
 
11.
Blue Thunder (1983)
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The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle. (109 mins.)
Director: John Badham
“ Flying under bridges on the L.A. River, and through factories and sky scrapers. ” - richardmears
 
12.
Birds of Prey (1973 TV Movie)
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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. (81 mins.)
“ Great flying. ” - richardmears