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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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  • 1

    Perhaps Love

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jin-hee Ji

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Chan

    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 Pictures....  more
  • 2

    Ibu Mertuaku

    P. Ramlee, Sarimah

    Released1962

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    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
  • 3

    Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

    Keira Knightley, Steve Carell

    Released2012

    Directed byLorene Scafaria

    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 title and...  more

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  • 4

    Antara Dua Darjat

    P. Ramlee, Sarimah

    Released1960

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    Antara Dua Darjat is a 1960 Malaysian drama film directed by and starring Malaysian silver-screen legend P. Ramlee....  more
  • 5

    Ali Baba Bujang Lapok

    P. Ramlee, Aziz Sattar

    Released1960

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    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 Ltd....  more
  • 6
    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
  • 7

    Tiga Abdul

    P. Ramlee, Sarimah

    Released1964

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    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 cunning...  more
  • 8

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    Advertisers Without Borders 'Superhero' is a 2011 animated short film directed by Lim Wei Choon, Lau Kim San and Chan Moon Kien....
  • 9

    Pendekar Bujang Lapok

    P. Ramlee, Aziz Sattar

    Released1959

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    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 Sattar,...  more
  • 10

    I Don't Want to Sleep Alone

    Lee Kang-sheng, Chen Shiang-chyi

    Released2006

    Directed byTsai Ming-liang

    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 by a...  more
  • 11

    Ahmad Albab

    P. Ramlee

    Released1968

    Directed byP. 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 to a...  more
  • 12

    Sepet

    Ida Nerina, Sharifah Amani

    Released2005

    Directed byYasmin Ahmad

    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 Malay...  more
  • 13

    Seniman Bujang Lapok

    P. Ramlee, Aziz Sattar

    Released1961

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    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. Shamsuddin and Aziz...  more
  • 14

    Labu dan Labi

    P. Ramlee, Sarimah

    Released1962

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    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 imaginations who...  more
  • 15

    Madu Tiga

    P. Ramlee, Sarimah

    Released1964

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    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 films...  more
  • 16

    Nujum Pak Belalang

    P. Ramlee

    Released1959

    Directed byP. 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....  more
  • 17

    Released1959

    Directed byP. 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 elements...  more
  • 18

    Appalam

    Jaclyn Victor, Sharifah Amani

    Released2011

    Directed byAfdlin 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....  more
  • 19

    Duyung

    Maya Karin, Saiful Apek

    Directed byAbdul Razak Mohaideen

    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 Line...  more
  • 20
    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 "princess"...  more
  • 21

    Released1962

    Directed byP. 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....  more
  • 22

    Released1965

    Directed byP. Ramlee

    Masam Masam Manis is a 1965 Malaysian comedy film directed by and starring P. Ramlee....  more
  • 23

    At the End of Daybreak

    Yasmin Ahmad, Kara Hui

    Released2009

    Directed byHo Yuhang

    "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 filmmakers,...  more
  • 24

    Abu Hassan Penchuri

    P. Ramlee, Nordin Ahmad

    Released1955

    Directed byB. Narayan Rao

    Abu Hassan Penchuri is a 1955 Malaysian romantic film directed by B. Narayan Rao, and starring Malaysian silver-screen legend P. Ramlee....  more
  • 25

    Karaoke

    Zahiril Adzim, Mohammad Hariry

    Released2009

    Directed byChris Chong Chan Fui

    "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. To start,...  more