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The Best Mohanlal Movies

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List of the best Mohanlal movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Mohanlal's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Mohanlal movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mohanlal movies will be at the top of the list. Mohanlal has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Mohanlal movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Mohanlal films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Mohanlal role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Mohanlal performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List features films like Sadayam, Uncle Bun, and many more

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mohanlal movies?" and "What are the greatest Mohanlal roles of all time?"

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  • Devasuram is a 1993 Indian Malayalam-language drama film directed by I. V. Sasi and written by Ranjith. The film stars Mohanlal, Revathi, Nedumudi Venu, Innocent, Napoleon, V. K. Sreeraman, Manian ...more
  • Nadodikattu is a 1987 Indian Malayalam satirical comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by Sreenivasan based on a story by the Siddique-Lal duo. The story revolves around two ...more
  • Kireedam is a 1989 Indian Malayalam drama film written by A. K. Lohithadas and directed by Sibi Malayil. The film stars Mohanlal, Thilakan, Parvathy, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Mohan Raj, Murali, Sreenath, ...more
  • Chithram is a 1988 Malayalam screwball comedy film written and directed by Priyadarshan. The film was produced by P. K. R. Pillai under the banner Shirdi Sai Creations. The film stars Mohanlal, ...more
  • Kilukkam is a 1991 Malayalam-language Indian musical-comedy film directed by Priyadarshan and written by Venu Nagavalli. The story revolves around Nandini, an orphan who comes to Ooty in search of ...more
  • Bharatham is a 1991 Malayalam musical-drama film written by A. K. Lohithadas, directed by Sibi Malayil, and produced by Mohanlal under the banner of Pranavam Arts. It stars Mohanlal, Urvashi, ...more
  • Gandhinagar 2nd Street is a 1986 Malayalam film directed by Sathyan Anthikad, starring Mohanlal, Seema, Karthika, Srinivasan, Thilakan, Innocent, Sukumari, and KPAC Lalitha. Mammootty makes a cameo ...more
  • Varavelpu is a 1989 Malayalam black comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by Sreenivasan, starring Mohanlal, Revathi, Sreenivasan, Thilakan, Murali, Innocent, and Jagadish. The film ...more
  • Spadikam is a 1995 Indian Malayalam action-drama film written and directed by Bhadran, starring Mohanlal in the lead role of a village rowdy Thomas Chacko aka Aadu Thoma. The film's name "Spadikam" ...more
  • Thanmathra is a 2005 Malayalam drama film written and directed by Blessy, based on Padmarajan's short story "Orma", which portrays the effects of Alzheimer's disease on the life of an individual and ...more
  • Pattanapravesham is a 1988 Malayalam screwball comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by Sreenivasan. It is the sequel to Nadodikkattu and follows the story of Dasan and Vijayan who ...more
  • Thalavattam is a 1986 Malayalam drama film written and directed by Priyadarshan and starring Mohanlal, M. G. Soman and Karthika. The story is very loosely based on the American novel One Flew Over ...more
  • Vellanakalude Nadu is a 1988 Malayalam drama film directed by Priyadarshan, and produced by Maniyanpilla Raju. This film was a critical and commercial success. It was remade in Hindi as Khatta Meeta ...more
  • Vandanam is a 1989 Malayalam film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Mohanlal, Mukesh, Girija Shettar, Nedumudi Venu, M.G. Soman, Jagadish, Sukumari, Ganesh Kumar, Maniyanpilla Raju, and Cochin ...more
  • No.20 Madras Mail is a 1990 Malayalam action-comedy film directed by Joshiy, starring Mohanlal in lead role along with M. G. Soman, Jagadish, Manianpilla Raju and Ashokan. This film was remade in ...more
  • Thoovanathumbikal is a 1987 Malayalam romance film written and directed by P. Padmarajan, which is based on his own novel Udakappola. The film revolves around Jayakrishnan who falls in love with two ...more
  • Yodha is a 1992 Malayalam Sword and sorcery action comedy film scripted by Sasidharan Arattuvazhi and directed by Sangeeth Sivan. The film stars Mohanlal who plays the protagonist, who is told he is ...more
  • Dasharatham is a 1989 Malayalam drama film written by A. K. Lohithadas and directed by Sibi Malayil. It stars Mohanlal, Rekha, Murali, Nedumudi Venu, Sukumaran, Karamana Janardanan Nair, Sukumari, ...more
  • Kaalapani is a 1996 Indian epic film directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mohanlal, Prabhu Ganesan, Tabu, Nedumudi Venu, Sreenivasan, Tinnu Anand, Annu Kapoor, Alex Draper, Amrish Puri, and Vineeth. ...more
  • His Highness Abdullah is a 1990 Indian Malayalam musical film written by A. K. Lohithadas and directed by Sibi Malayil. It stars Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Gauthami, Sreenivasan, Thikkurissy Sukumaran ...more
  • Rajavinte Makan is a 1986 Indian Malayalam crime drama film directed by Thampi Kannanthanam and written by Dennis Joseph. It film stars Mohanlal in title role as underworld don Vincent Gomas, it also ...more
  • Irupatham Noottandu is a 1987 Malayalam film directed by K. Madhu and featuring Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Ambika, and Jagathy Sreekumar. It became one of the biggest blockbusters in Malayalam film ...more
  • Thenmavin Kombath is a 1994 Malayalam musical drama film written and directed by Priyadarshan, produced and edited by N. Gopalakrishnan, and starring Mohanlal, Shobana, Nedumudi Venu, Kaviyoor ...more
  • Minnaram
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    Minnaram is a 1994 Malayalam musical film written and directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mohanlal, Shobana, Thilakan, Sankaradi, K. P. Ummer, Jagathy Sreekumar, Geetha Vijayan, Venu Nagavally, and ...more
  • Mithunam is a 1993 Malayalam satirical film directed by Priyadarshan, written by Sreenivasan, and starring Mohanlal and Urvashi in the lead roles. The film was produced by Mohanlal under the banner ...more