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Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014) - this sequel to a trilogy almost re-starts the live-action series from scratch, with new (human) stars, and a story - based on a CIA plot and corporate corruption - without the involvement of US military hardware used as full-scale props in the previous blockbuster movies.

Bell 407 and A-Star in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

When government mercenaries of 'Cemetery Wind' raid an old abandoned steamship, the agents release insectoid ornithopter mini-drones, for reconnaissance spying, that go flapping about the moored vessel. A Bell 407 gunship and a Eurocopter AS-350 A-Star hover close by to support CIA troops, and when a lone robot emerges from its hiding place on the ship, the Bell 407 fires rockets at the machine.
Bell 407 attack helicopter in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

In a CGI shot, there's a Sikorsky CH-53 type flying to meet alien baddies in the arctic.
CH-53 helicopter in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Transformers: Age Of Extinction drone

The Bell 407 and the bug-like copters appear again when the CIA launch a raid on the hero's farm in Texas. During the confrontation, techie hero Yeager (Mark Wahlberg) steals one of the miniature drones. The 407 helicopter shoots rockets at robot leader Prime, in lorry form, after he escapes from the barn.
ornithopter drone in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Bell 407AH strikes in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

sci-fi Drift helicopter in Transformers: Age Of Extinction
Transformers helicopter character Drift

As the autobots assemble in the desert, samurai styled robot Drift transforms into a two-tone blue sci-fi helicopter. In giant humanoid form, Drift has swords instead of rotor blades. The robots go to rescue their human spy from villains in Chicago, and the Drift copter flies inside the corporate building, and gives another big robot a lift up several floors.
Drift flying inside building in Transformers

Bell 407 taxi flight

When a giant alien starship appears over Chicago, corporate leader Joshua uses the Bell 407 as his private air-taxi, flying inside the spacecraft and landing right in front of the evil alien bounty-hunter. Amusingly, the helicopter looks like a big toy beside the giant robot.
helicopter flies inside starship

Transformers: Age Of Extinction helicopter landing
featured helicopter in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Finally, an A-Star arrives with a convoy of police cars at the railway depot, just as the heroes leave the area.
Eurocopter AS-350 in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

A-Star helicopter in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Drift helicopter toy
Of course, they made a toy of the Drift robo-copter.
Two versions of it in fact!