Saturday, 17 March 2018

Final Recall

FINAL RECALL (aka: The Recall, 2017)

This sci-fi horror movie includes an ironic scene where the approach of a UFO in the night sky is mistaken for a rescue helicopter coming to save the heroes.

After the alien mother-ship leaves Earth, a pair of Black Hawks appear on a TV screen in the military command bunker.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018


CHIPS (2017)

A big screen remake of a 1970s TV show, this comedy movie is about two California highway patrolmen.

A police AS-350 attends a robbery scene, where a co-pilot jumps from the low-hovering A-Star and hits the ground in a car park.

Later, the same ‘Eagle Six’ chopper arrives near a road bridge where crooks escape on motorbikes.

Following another chase, the A-Star lands at a crime scene on a bridge to medevac an injured cop.

Friday, 9 March 2018


REVOLT (2017)

This sci-fi actioner is about an invasion by alien robots.

It begins with a freeze frame of an MH-60 Pave Hawk in rural Kenya. 

In a special effects scene, the military helicopter spins out of control, crashing and exploding (off screen) behind a building.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

War For The Planet Of The Apes


In the climactic battle, a squadron of AH-64 Apache Longbow helicopters spearhead the attack on a mountain fort. 

One Apache chopper is shot down by machine-gun fire.  

Tuesday, 6 March 2018


LOGAN (2017) 

In this futuristic sequel adventure for superhero Wolverine, there’s a Eurocopter AS-350 A-Star used by the villains to help a scientist (Richard E. Grant) track down some fugitive heroes.  

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Beyond Skyline


This sci-fi action horror movie is a sequel to Skyline (2010).

When the aliens star-ships invade L.A. harbour, three Seahawk helicopters are destroyed in mid-air when zapped by a powerful weapon.     

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

President Under Siege

(aka: The Prime Minister, 2016)

This movie is a crime thriller about kidnapping and political assassination.

Although the DVD cover artwork includes Apache and Black Hawk images, no such military helicopters appear in this Belgian movie.

There’s just a police MD 902 and an MD 500N seen on-screen, parked in the background for the airport scene.