Malayalam The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time  

sudeeshab
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This is a list of best Malayalam movies regardless of their popularity. I have seperate list for the most popular Malayalam movie. http://www.ranker.com/list/most-popular-malayalam-movies-of-all-times-/sudeeshab  . Please use that list for popular movies. 

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The Ornate Lock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Manichithrathazhu(The Ornate Lock) Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Shobana Manichitrathazhu is a 1993 Indian Malayalam epic psychological thriller film written by Madhu Muttam, directed by Fazil, and produced by Swargachitra Appachan. The story is based on a tragedy ...more

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Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Sukumari Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha is a 1989 epic Malayalam film directed by Hariharan, written by M. T. Vasudevan Nair, and starring Mammootty, Balan K. Nair, Suresh Gopi, Madhavi, Geetha and Captain ...more

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Vadakkunokkiyantram is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Vadakkunokkiyantram Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Innocent Vadakkunokkiyantram is a 1989 Malayalam black comedy film written and directed by Sreenivasan. The film is about the marital discord caused by a husband's inferiority complex. It was remade in ...more

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Pranchiyettan & the Saint is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Pranchiyettan & the Saint Mammootty, Priyamani, Jagathy Sreekumar Pranchiyettan & the Saint is a 2010 Malayalam satirical comedy film written, directed, and produced by Ranjith. The film centres on the fictitious conversation between the Thrissur based ...more

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Kireedam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Kireedam Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Thilakan 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, ...more

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Traffic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
joel joliyan added Traffic Sreenivasan, Kunchacko Boban, Saikumar Traffic is a 2011 Malayalam thriller film written by brothers Bobby and Sanjay and directed by Rajesh Pillai. The film features an ensemble cast consisting of Sreenivasan, Rahman, Kunchako ...more

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Bangalore Days is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Bangalore Days Nithya Menen, Rekha Mallick, Nivin Pauly Bangalore Days is an Indian Malayalam romantic comedy drama film written and directed by Anjali Menon, and produced by Anwar Rasheed and Sophia Paul under the banner Anwar Rasheed Entertainment ...more

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Drishyam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
donwilson007 added Drishyam Mohanlal, Siddique, Meena Drishyam is a 2013 Malayalam drama–thriller film written and directed by Jeethu Joseph and starring Mohanlal and Meena. The film was produced by Antony Perumbavoor under the banner Aashirvad ...more

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1983 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
danielxavier added 1983 Nivin Pauly, Nikki Galrani, Srinda Ashab 1983 is a 2014 family sports film directed by Abrid Shine.

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Kalyanaraman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
VarghesePRaju added Kalyanaraman Dileep, Kunchacko Boban, Thilakan Kalyanaraman is a 2002 Malayalam romantic comedy film directed by Shafi starring Dileep and Navya Nair. The film was remade in Telugu as Kalyanaramudu starring Venu, Suman, Prabhudeva and Nikita ...more

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Amen (2013 Film) is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
abhijithkrishnan2012 added Amen (2013 Film) Fahadh Faasil, Indrajith Sukumaran, Swati Reddy

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Thoovanathumbikal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Thoovanathumbikal Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Sukumari 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 ...more

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Neram is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
danielxavier added Neram Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, Bobby Simha Neram is a 2013 Indian comedy thriller film, written, directed and edited by Alphonse Putharen in his directorial debut. Simultaneously made in the Malayalam and Tamil languages, it stars Nivin ...more

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Chithram is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Chithram Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Thikkurissy Sukumaran Nair 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

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Kilukam is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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Devasuram is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Devasuram Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Revathi 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, ...more

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North 24 Kaatham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Micheal Mathew added North 24 Kaatham Nedumudi Venu, Fahadh Faasil, Swathi Reddy North 24 Kaatham is a 2013 Indian Malayalam road movie written and directed by debutante director Anil Radhakrishnan Menon. The film features Fahadh Faasil, Nedumudi Venu and Swati Reddy in the ...more

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Nadodikattu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Nadodikattu Mohanlal, Shobana, Sreenivasan 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

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Godfather is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Godfather Mukesh, Siddique, Thilakan Godfather is a 1991 Indian Malayalam comedy-Drama film written and directed by Siddique-Lal and produced by Swargachitra Appachan. The film stars an ensemble cast consisting of N. N. Pillai, ...more

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Sandesham is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
AswinIc added Sandesham Tilakan.sreenivasan, jayaram

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Ustad Hotel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
RexMehta added Ustad Hotel Siddique, Thilakan, Nithya Menen Ustad Hotel is a 2012 Indian Malayalam-language drama film directed by Anwar Rasheed, written by Anjali Menon and produced by Listin Stephen under the banner of Magic Frames and was distributed ...more

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Spadikam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Spadikam Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Thilakan 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 ...more

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Raamji Rao Speaking is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala is a 1998 Malayalam black comedy film written and directed by Sreenivasan, starring Sangita, Sreenivasan, Thilakan, Innocent, Nedumudi Venu, Sudheesh, and Siddique.The ...more

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Thattathin Marayathu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
danielxavier added Thattathin Marayathu Sreenivasan, Manoj K. Jayan, Nivin Pauly Thattathin Marayathu is a 2012 Malayalam musical-romance film written and directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan, starring Nivin Pauly, Isha Talwar and Sreenivasan in the lead roles. The supporting ...more

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Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thopp... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal Mohanlal, Thilakan, Kaviyoor Ponnamma Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal is a 1986 Malayalam-language Indian feature film directed by Padmarajan. The film is noted for its rich and detailed screenplay, expressive cinematography and ...more

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Thanmathra is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Thanmathra Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Nedumudi Venu 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 ...more

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Thaniyavarthanam is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Thaniyavarthanam Mammootty, Mukesh, Thilakan Thaniyavarthanam is a 1987 Malayalam drama film written by A. K. Lohithadas and directed by Sibi Malayil. It stars Mammootty, Thilakan, Mukesh, Saritha, Asha Jayaram, Philomina and Kaviyoor ...more

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Amaram is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Amaram Mammootty, Murali, K. P. A. C. Lalitha Amaram is a 1991 Malayalam film directed by Bharathan and written by A. K. Lohithadas. It stars Mammootty, Murali, Maathu, K. P. A. C. Lalitha, Ashokan, Chitra, and Kuthiravattam Pappu in the ...more

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Classmates is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Classmates Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jayasurya, Jagathy Sreekumar Classmates is a 2006 Malayalam film directed by Lal Jose and written by James Albert. The film has an ensemble cast consisting of Jayasurya, Prithviraj, Narain, Indrajith, Kavya Madhavan, ...more

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Bharatham is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Bharatham Mohanlal, Nedumudi Venu, Urvashi 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

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His Highness Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added His Highness Abdullah Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu 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 ...more

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Annayum Rasoolum is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
novianty added Annayum Rasoolum Andrea Jeremiah, Ranjith, Fahadh Faasil Annayum Rasoolum is a 2013 Indian romance film in Malayalam language, written by Rajeev Ravi, G. Sethunath and Santhosh Echikkanam and directed by Rajeev Ravi. The film revolves around the ...more

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Varavelpu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Varavelpu Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Revathi 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 ...more

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Kalaapani is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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Immanuel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
jobas a added Immanuel Mammootty, Mukesh, Sukumari Immanuel, also publicized as Emmanuel, is a Malayalam drama film, directed by Lal Jose and produced by S. George. The film stars Mammootty in the title role with Reenu Mathews and Fahadh Faasil. ...more

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Guru is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
joby added Guru Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Sreenivasan Guru is a 1997 Indian Malayalam-language hallucination film written by CG Rajendra Babu and directed by Rajiv Anchal. Prominent Malayalam actor Mohanlal played the lead role in the film. ...more

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Oru CBI Diary Kurippu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
badhsha added Oru CBI Diary Kurippu Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Jagathy Sreekumar Oru CBI Diary Kurippu is a 1988 Malayalam mystery film directed by K. Madhu, written by S. N. Swamy, and starring Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Jagathy Sreekumar, Mukesh, and Sukumaran. This film is ...more

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Dasaratham is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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Thazhvaram is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Thazhvaram Mohanlal, Sumalatha, Balan K. Nair Thazhvaram is a 1990 Indian Malayalam revenge-thriller film directed by Bharathan and written by M. T. Vasudevan Nair, starring Mohanlal, Salim Ghouse, Anju, Sumalatha, and Sankaradi in the lead ...more

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Chemmeen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Chemmeen Madhu, Sheela, Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair Chemmeen is a 1965 Malayalam romantic drama film Produced by Babu Ismail Sait, based on the highly acclaimed novel of the same name by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai and directed by Ramu Kariat ...more

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Vaathsalyam is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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22 Female Kottayam is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
akperinarsi added 22 Female Kottayam Rima Kallingal, Fahadh Faasil, Pratap K. Pothen 22 Female Kottayam, also known as 22FK, is a 2012 Malayalam-language Indian thriller drama film directed by Aashiq Abu and starring Rima Kallingal and Fahadh Faasil in the lead roles. The story ...more

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Perumthachan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Perumthachan Nedumudi Venu, Thilakan, Manoj K. Jayan Perumthachan is a Kerala State Film Award winning film released in 1991. This film was also nominated for the Golden Leopard Award. It is a story of the legend Perumthachan, a carpenter and his ...more

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Thalavattom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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Sanmanasullavarku Samadhanam is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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Ayalum Nyanum Thammil is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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Mrugaya is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
joby added Mrugaya Mammootty, Jagathy Sreekumar, Thilakan Mrugaya is a 1989 Malayalam action drama film written by AK Lohithadas and directed by IV Sasi. The film stars Mammootty, Sunitha in the lead role with Thilakan, Jagathy Sreekumar, Lalu Alex, ...more