The Best Mohanlal Movies

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Over 2900 Mohanlal fans have come together to vote on the ultimate list of his best movies. Known for his versatility and intense performances, Mohanlal has been a part of some of the most iconic films in Indian cinema history. From action-packed dramas to heart-wrenching tragedies, he has done it all and made us fall in love with each character he portrays.

This list is not just a mere compilation of his films but a testament to his craft and legacy. Each movie included here showcases different facets of Mohanlal's acting prowess that have won him numerous awards and accolades. Whether you're new to Malayalam cinema or a long-time fan, this curated list will give you an insight into what makes Mohanlal one of the greatest actors ever.

From blockbuster hits like Drishyam and Lucifer to critically acclaimed films like Kireedam and Vanaprastham, this list includes all the essential movies every cinephile must watch. We've also included some hidden gems that showcase lesser-known aspects of Mohanlal's talent that are sure to leave you spellbound.

So sit back, grab some popcorns, as we take you through the best works by one of India's finest actors - the complete list of the best to worst movies of Mohanlal. And don't forget to vote up your favorites on our ranked list.

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  • Kireedam
    Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Thilakan
    712 votes
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Sibi Malayil
    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
  • Nadodikattu
    Mohanlal, Shobana, Sreenivasan
    533 votes
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Sathyan Anthikad
    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
  • Devasuram
    Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Revathi
    583 votes
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: I. V. Sasi
    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
  • Kilukkam
    Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Revathi
    491 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Priyadarshan
    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
  • Chithram
    Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu
    543 votes
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Priyadarshan
    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
  • Spadikam
    Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Thilakan
    483 votes
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Bhadran
    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