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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
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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Vadakkunokkiyantram is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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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Sandesham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
AswinIc added Sandesham Tilakan.sreenivasan, jayaram
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Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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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Kireedam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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 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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Drishyam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
donwilson007 added 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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Pranchiyettan & the Saint is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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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Thoovanathumbikal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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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Chithram is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added 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) 11 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Kilukam
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Bangalore Days is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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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Devasuram is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added 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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Nadodikattu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added 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) 15 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added 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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Kalyanaraman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
VarghesePRaju added 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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Ustad Hotel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
RexMehta added 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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Amen (2013 Film) is listed (or ranked) 18 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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1983 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
danielxavier added Nivin Pauly, Nikki Galrani, Srinda Ashab
1983 is a 2014 family sports film directed by Abrid Shine.
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Guru is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
joby added 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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Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
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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Raamji Rao Speaking is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added Raamji Rao Speaking
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Neram is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
danielxavier added 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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Spadikam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Malayalam Movies Of All Time
Rosy1 added 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