Film Famous Movies From Malaysia

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List of popular movies from Malaysia, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Malaysia are included. This list of famous films made in Malaysia includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Malaysia should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Malaysia is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

This list features Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Sepet and more. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Malaysia?"

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Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jin-hee Ji, Eric Tsang Perhaps Love is a 2005 film directed by Peter Chan, written by Oi Wah Lam and Raymond To, and choreographed by Farah Khan. It is funded by Astro Shaw and TVB, and is distributed by Celestial

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P. Ramlee, Sarimah, Seniwati Zaiton Ibu Mertuaku is a 1962 Malaysian film directed by and starring Malaysian silver-screen legend P. Ramlee. The film's story revolves around the tragic love affair between Kassim Selamat, a poor ...more

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Keira Knightley, Steve Carell, Connie Britton Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is a 2012 comedy-drama film written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, in her directorial debut. The film stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley. The ...more

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P. Ramlee, Sarimah Antara Dua Darjat is a 1960 Malaysian drama film directed by and starring Malaysian silver-screen legend P. Ramlee.

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P. Ramlee, Aziz Sattar, S. Shamsuddin Ali Baba Bujang Lapok is a 1960 Malaysia/Singapore comedy film directed by, written by and starring Malaysian silver-screen legend P. Ramlee and produced in Singapore by Malay Film Productions ...more

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A Whisper to a Roar is a 2012 American documentary film made by Ben Moses and inspired by the work of Larry Diamond. The film chronicles the fight for democracy in Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, ...more

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P. Ramlee, Sarimah Tiga Abdul is a 1964 Malaysian comedy film directed by and starring Malaysian silver-screen icon P. Ramlee. It tells the story of three brothers who are caught in a web of trickery set by the ...more

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Advertisers Without Borders 'Superhero' Advertisers Without Borders 'Superhero' is a 2011 animated short film directed by Lim Wei Choon, Lau Kim San and Chan Moon Kien.

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P. Ramlee, Aziz Sattar, S. Shamsuddin Pendekar Bujang Lapok is a 1959 Singaporean comedy film directed by P. Ramlee. It is the second in the Bujang Lapok series of films, and stars the trio of P. Ramlee, S. Shamsuddin and Aziz ...more

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Lee Kang-sheng, Chen Shiang-chyi, Norman Bin Atun I Don't Want to Sleep Alone is a 2006 Malaysian-Taiwanese romantic drama film written and directed by Tsai Ming-liang. Lee Kang-sheng stars in a dual role as a brain-dead patient being cared for ...more

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P. Ramlee Ahmad Albab is a 1968 Malaysian drama-comedy film directed by, written by and starring Malaysian artiste P. Ramlee about an arrogant and materialistic man who marries off his outspoken daughter ...more

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Ida Nerina, Sharifah Amani, Adibah Noor Sepet is a 2004 Malaysian romantic comedy drama film set in Ipoh, Malaysia. Directed by Yasmin Ahmad, it tells a tale of a love that blooms between a Chinese boy and a Malay girl. Sepet is a ...more

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P. Ramlee, Aziz Sattar, S. Shamsuddin Seniman Bujang Lapok is a 1961 Malay comedy film directed by P. Ramlee. It is the fourth instalment in the "Bujang Lapok" series of films, but the last to feature P. Ramlee, S. ...more

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P. Ramlee, Sarimah Labu dan Labi is a 1962 Malaysian & Singaporean buddy comedy film directed by and starring P. Ramlee. The movie revolves around the antics of Labu and Labi, two servants with wild ...more

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P. Ramlee, Sarimah Madu Tiga is a 1964 black-and-white Malaysian comedy film directed by and starring Malaysian artiste P. Ramlee. In October 2014, The Straits Times ranked Madu Tiga as one of the top five Malay ...more

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P. Ramlee Nujum Pak Belalang is a 1959 Malaysian comedy film directed by and starring P. Ramlee. The film is styled as a fairytale and is loosely based on Malay folklore.

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P. Ramlee Musang Berjanggut is 1959 Malaysian period romantic drama-comedy film directed by and starring P. Ramlee. The story is in the style of a traditional Malay folktale, featuring supernatural ...more

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Appalam Jaclyn Victor, Sharifah Amani, Afdlin Shauki Appalam is a 2011 Malaysia Tamil movie. It was directed by Afdlin Shauki, who stars in the film. This movie was remake of Malay film, Papadom.

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Maya Karin, Saiful Apek Duyung is a Malaysian fantasy comedy film that was released on 6 March 2008. The film is directed by A. Razak Mohaideen and produced by KRU Films in association with Grand Brilliance Sdn Bhd and ...more

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Puteri Impian is a 1997 Malaysian romantic comedy film directed by Aziz M. Osman and starring Amy Mastura. The film follows the adventures of a young woman who wins the chance to be in a ...more

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P. Ramlee Nasib Si Labu Labi is a 1962 Malaysian buddy comedy film directed by and starring P. Ramlee. The film is a sequel to Labu dan Labi and features a number of returning cast members.

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P. Ramlee Masam Masam Manis is a 1965 Malaysian comedy film directed by and starring P. Ramlee.

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Yasmin Ahmad, Kara Hui, Chui Tien-you "Based on a true story ripped from the headlines, At the End of Daybreak is a slow-burning crime drama in which no one is innocent. Ho Yuhang, one of Malaysia's leading independent ...more

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P. Ramlee, Nordin Ahmad, Mariam Abu Hassan Penchuri is a 1955 Malaysian romantic film directed by B. Narayan Rao, and starring Malaysian silver-screen legend P. Ramlee.

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Zahiril Adzim, Mohammad Hariry, Amerul Affendi "A young man returns from college to his home village in Malaysia, expecting to take over his mother's karaoke bar; but the village has changed, and everything he thinks he knows is wrong. ...more

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Ida Nerina, Sharifah Amani, Adibah Noor Gubra is a 2006 Malaysian film directed by Yasmin Ahmad. It was shot in 14 days in Ipoh, Malaysia. It is the sequel to Sepet, and was followed by Mukhsin.

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Adibah Noor, Zalila Lee The Last Communist is a 2006 Malaysian film described by director Amir Muhammad as a "semi-musical documentary". It is inspired by the leader of the disbanded Malayan Communist Party, ...more

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Bohsia Jangan Pilih Jalan Hitam Syamsul Yusof, Shaheizy Sam, Nabila Huda

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Ha Ri-su, Amber Chia, Sharifah Amani Possessed is a 2006 Malaysian horror film starring Amber Chia and Harisu, and is the second feature film by director Bjarne Wong.

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P. Ramlee, Hussein Abu Hassan, A.R. Tompel Laksamana Do Re Mi is a 1972 Malaysian black and white comedy film directed by P. Ramlee. It is the third instalment in the "Do Re Mi" series of comedy films, and features the trio of ...more

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S. Shamsuddin, Sarimah, S. Kadarisman Bidasari is a 1965 Malaysian black-and-white romantic-drama film starring Jins Shamsuddin and Sarimah. The film is notable as having dialogue that is written almost completely as rhyming poetry. ...more

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"Shot in Kuala Lumpur’s red light district, this documentary explores what it’s like to be a transsexual in Malaysia today and the reasons why many of them turn to sex work." Quoting ...more

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Yasmin Ahmad, Ho Yuhang, Sharifah Aryana Mukhsin is a 2006 Malaysian film directed by Yasmin Ahmad. It is the third instalment in the "Orked" trilogy. Shot in just 12 days, it won one award and one special mention at the 57th ...more

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My Reincarnation is a 2011 documentary film directed by Jennifer Fox. It is a drama between father and son, spanning two decades and three generations. The film addresses spirituality, cultural ...more

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Puteri Gunung Ledang Dian Sastrowardoyo, Tiara Jacquelina, Adlin Aman Ramlee Puteri Gunung Ledang is a 2004 Malaysian epic fantasy period film directed by Saw Teong Hin and based on the Legend of Puteri Gunung Ledang, a Malay legend about a Princess who lived on top of ...more

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Brittany Murphy, Thora Birch, Marc Blucas Deadline is a 2009 direct-to-video psychological thriller film directed by Sean McConville and starring Brittany Murphy and Thora Birch.

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Tamara Bleszynski, Aznil Nawawi, Sharifah Amani Cicakman 2: Planet Hitam is a film sequel of Cicak-Man that had been released in 11 December 2008 by KRU Studios with collaboration with Grand Brilliance Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia, Singapore and ...more

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Evolusi KL Drift is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Movies From Malaysia
Diana Danielle, Farid Kamil, Syamsul Yusof Evolusi KL Drift is a Malaysian action film influenced by The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. The film was released in Malaysia on 3 April 2008. A sequel, Evolusi KL Drift 2, was released in ...more

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Muallaf Yeo Yann Yann, Sharifah Amani Muallaf is a 2008 Malaysian drama film directed by Yasmin Ahmad. It tells a tale of three souls finding solace in religion. This is Yasmin Ahmad's fifth film after Rabun, Sepet, Gubra and

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Maya Karin, Kee Thuan Chye, Chacko Vadaketh 1957: Hati Malaya is a Malaysian historical film released on 25 October 2007.

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Maya Karin, Ida Nerina, Rusdi Ramli Waris Jari Hantu is a 2007 Malay-language horror film in Malaysia. This film is directed by Suhaimi Baba. At the 20th Malaysia Film Festival it's actor, Rusdi Ramli, won The Best Actor award.

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Tipu Kanan Tipu Kiri R. Madhavan, Christian Sugiono, Titi Kamal Tipu Kanan Tipu Kiri digital film from Malaysia, directed by Chennai-based journalist Sharad Sharan. The film, about a group of friends at the crossroads of life, features a set of new actors ...more

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Apa Kata Hati Farid Kamil, Awie, Awal Ashaari Apa Kata Hati is a Malaysian comedy and romantic film released on 29 May 2008. This film is directed by Saw Teong Hin.

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Jarum Halus Christien New, Juliana Ibrahim, Dato' Rahim Razali Jarum Halus is a 2008 Malaysian drama film. It is a modern-day adaptation of William Shakespeare's Othello. The film’s title is derived from a Malay idiom meaning web of deceit or conspiracy, ...more

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Puteri Gunong Ledang Wahid Satay, Elaine Edley , Mahmud June Puteri Gunong Ledang is a 1961 Malaysian period film directed by S. Roomai Noor and based on the Legend of Puteri Gunung Ledang. The film introduces actress Elaine Edley in her first film role.

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Diva Ning Baizura, Jessica Iskandar, Awal Ashaari Diva is a 2007 Malaysian film that was jointly produced by Nusantara Films, a subsidiary of Astro Shaw, and the independent film production house Tarantella Pictures. It was directed by Sharad ...more

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Pisau Cukur Maya Karin Pisau Cukur is a Malay term meaning gold-digger. The literal meaning of Pisau Cukur in Malay is razor blade, a metaphor of a woman who shaves a man off his money endlessly. This term is mostly ...more

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The Beautiful Scent The Beautiful Scent is a Singaporean and Malaysian co-production Chinese drama which was telecast on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp TV Channel 8. It made its debut on 11 February ...more

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Aznil Nawawi, Saiful Apek, Fasha Sandha Cicak Man is a 2006 Malaysian comedy-superhero film. It is the first Malaysian film of this genre, and features almost 40% CGI footage. The film was directed by KRU member Yusry and starred ...more