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List of the best Thilakan movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Thilakan's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Thilakan movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Thilakan movies will be at the top of the list. Thilakan has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Thilakan movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Thilakan films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Thilakan role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Thilakan performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

These films, like Ullasapoongattu and Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku include images when available.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Thilakan movies?" and "What are the greatest Thilakan roles of all time?"

Sreenivasan and Priyadarshan both worked with Thilakan over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Thilakan was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Nedumudi Venu and Oduvil Unnikrishnan in terms of fame and success.

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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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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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Kilukkam Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Revathi 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 ...more

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Sadayam Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu Sadayam is a 1992 Malayalam drama thriller film written by M. T. Vasudevan Nair and directed by Sibi Malayil. It stars Mohanlal, Thilakan, Nedumudi Venu, Murali, Sreenivasan, Maathu, KPAC ...more

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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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Sandhesam Jayaram, Sreenivasan, Siddique Sandhesam is a 1991 Malayalam black comedy-political satire film written by Sreenivasan and directed by Sathyan Anthikkad, starring Sreenivasan, Jayaram, Thilakan, Siddique, Kaviyoor Ponnamma ...more

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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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Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal Jayaram, Nedumudi Venu, Siddique Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal is a 1999 Malayalam family drama film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by A. K. Lohithadas, starring Jayaram, Thilakan, and Samyuktha Varma in the main ...more

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Irakal Nedumudi Venu, Thilakan, Srividya Irakal is a 1985 Malayalam psychological thriller film written and directed by K. G. George and produced by the then prominent actor Sukumaran. The film is an in-depth exploration of the ...more

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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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Yathra Mammootty, Shobana, Thilakan Yathra is a 1985 Malayalam film directed by Balu Mahendra, and starring Mammootty and Shobana. It is a remake of the 1982 Telugu film Nireekshana, directed by Balu Mahendra himself, and starring ...more

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Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku Mohanlal, Thilakan, Bharath Gopi Ente Mamattukkuttiyammakku is a 1983 Malayalam film produced by Navodaya Appachan and directed by Fazil. This Blockbuster was Shalini's first movie. She acted in it when she was three years old ...more

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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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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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Kerala Cafe Mammootty, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Suresh Gopi Kerala Cafe is a 2009 Malayalam anthology film produced by Ranjith and directed by a team of ten directors including Lal Jose, Shaji Kailas, Anwar Rasheed, Shyamaprasad, B. Unnikrishnan, ...more

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Before the Rains Rahul Bose, Thilakan, Indrajith Sukumaran Before the Rains is a 2007 Indian-British period drama film directed by Santosh Sivan. The film is adapted from a story from the 2001 anthology Israeli film Asphalt Zahov. It was filmed on ...more

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Red Chillies Mohanlal, Siddique, Thilakan Red Chillies is a 2009 Malayalam film starring Mohanlal, directed by Shaji Kailas and written by A. K. Sajan. It was produced by M. Renjith under the banner of Rajaputhra Visual Media and was ...more

The Best Horror Movie Remakes

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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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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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Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja Mohanlal, Mammootty, Jagathy Sreekumar Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja is a 2009 Malayalam historical drama film based on the life of Pazhassi Raja, a Hindu king who fought against the British in the 18th century. The film was directed by ...more

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Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu Siddique, Kalabhavan Mani, Thilakan Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu is a 1999 Malayalam film starring Manju Warrier, Thilakan, Biju Menon, Abbas and Kalabhavan Mani. Mohanlal had sung a song Kaithappoovin along with K. S. Chithra, which ...more

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Mukhamukham Thilakan, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Ashokan Mukhamukham is a Malayalam feature film written and directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan.

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Nayakan Jagathy Sreekumar, Siddique, Thilakan Nayakan is a 2010 Malayalam crime film directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery and written by P. S. Rafeeq. It stars Indrajith, Thilakan, Jagathy Sreekumar, Dhanya Mary Varghese and Siddique. The film ...more

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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

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Gandhinagar 2nd Street Mohanlal, Mammootty, Sreenivasan Gandhinagar 2nd Street is a 1986 Malayalam film directed by Sathyan Anthikad, starring Mohanlal, Seema, Karthika, Srinivasan, Thilakan, Innocent, Sukumari, and KPAC Lalitha. Mammootty makes a ...more

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Pattanapravesham Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Thilakan Pattanapravesham is a 1988 Malayalam screwball comedy film directed by Sathyan Anthikkad and written by Sreenivasan. It is the sequel to Nadodikkattu and follows the story of Dasan and Vijayan ...more

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Aniyathipraavu Kunchacko Boban, Thilakan, Cochin Haneefa Aniyathipraavu is a 1997 Malayalam musical-romance film directed by Fazil and produced by Swargachitra Appachan. It stars Kunchacko Boban and Shalini in the lead roles. The film tells a love ...more

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Chenkol Mohanlal, Thilakan, Kaviyoor Ponnamma Chenkol is a 1993 Malayalam drama film directed by Sibi Malayil and written by A. K. Lohithadas. The film is the sequel to the 1989 film Kireedam. It continues Sethumadhavan's story after his ...more

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Indian Rupee Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jagathy Sreekumar, Revathi Indian Rupee is a 2011 Indian satirical film written and directed by Ranjith Balakrishnan, and produced by August Cinema. The film stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Thilakan, Tini Tom and Jagathy ...more

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Manjadikuru Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jagathy Sreekumar, Thilakan Manjadikuru is a Malayalam film written and directed by Anjali Menon. A shorter video version of the film was premiered at the 2008 International Film Festival of Kerala, and won the FIPRESCI ...more

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Chinthamani Kolacase Suresh Gopi, Bhavana Menon, Kalabhavan Mani Chinthamani Kolacase is a legal thriller movie loosely based on an English short story called The Veteran. Directed by Shaji Kailas with Suresh Gopi in the lead role and Bhavana playing the ...more

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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

The Best 14A Drama Movies

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Moonnam Pakkam Jayaram, Jagathy Sreekumar, Thilakan Moonnam Pakkam is a 1988 Malayalam drama film written and directed by Padmarajan. It stars Jayaram, Thilakan, Keerthy, Jagathi Sreekumar, Rahman, Ashokan and Ajayan. Keerthy and Ajayan made ...more

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Narasimham Mohanlal, Mammootty, Jagathy Sreekumar Narasimham is a 2000 Malayalam action masala film written by Ranjith and directed by Shaji Kailas. It stars Mohanlal in the title role along with Thilakan, N. F. Varghese, Aishwarya, Kanaka, ...more

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Naduvazhikal Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Thilakan Naduvazhikal is a blockbuster Malayalam movie released in 1989 directed by Joshi. Mohanlal reprises the lead role of Arjun with an ensemble cast including Madhu, Murali, Devan, Thilakan, ...more

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Mayilpeelikkavu Jagathy Sreekumar, Kunchacko Boban, Thilakan Mayilpeelikkavu is a Malayalam film released in 1998 starring Kunchacko Boban and Jomol. This is the third film of Kunchacko Boban. The film is about re-incarnation and revenge.This movie is a ...more

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Koodum Thedi Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Thilakan Koodum Thedi is a 1985 Malayalam film starring Mohanlal, Radhika, Rahman, Nadia Moidu, Soman, Thilakan, Sankaradi etc. Written by S. N. Swamy and Rajmohan, the film is directed by Paul Babu, and ...more

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Alibhabha Prakash Raj, Thilakan, Biju Menon Alibhabha is a 2008 Tamil film produced by Pattiyal Sekhar, Krishna Sekhar's father and directed by Neelan.K.Sekar. The film stars Prakash Raj in the prime role with Politics. Vidyasagar scored ...more

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Vairam: Fight for Justice Suresh Gopi, Jayasurya, Mukesh Vairam: Fight for Justice is a 2009 Malayalam film directed by M. A. Nishad under the banner of Cinema NSR India Pvt Ltd. The main cast includes Suresh Gopi, Pasupathy, Samvrutha Sunil, ...more

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Sangham Mammootty, Mukesh, Thilakan Sangham is a 1988 Indian Malayalam film, directed by Joshiy and produced by K Rajagopal. The film stars Mammootty, Thilakan, Parvathy and Saritha in lead roles. The film had musical score by ...more

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Ee Pattanathil Bhootham Mammootty, Kavya Madhavan, Thilakan Ee Pattanathil Bhootham is a 2009 comedy fantasy Malayalam film directed by Johny Antony. Ee Pattanathil Bhootham stars Mammootty, Kavya Madhavan, & Innocent.'Ennama kanna soukyama ' song ...more

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Mangamma Nedumudi Venu, Revathi, Thilakan Mangamma is a 1997 Malayalam film written and directed by T. V. Chandran, and produced by National Film Development Corporation of India. It stars Revathi, Nedumudi Venu, Vijayaraghavan and ...more

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Randam Bhavam Suresh Gopi, Nedumudi Venu, Thilakan Randam Bhavam is a 2001 Malayalam film directed by Lal Jose, written by Ranjan Pramod. It stars Suresh Gopi in dual role along with Biju Menon, Thilakan, Poornima Mohan, Lena, Narendra Prasad, ...more

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Mookilla Rajyathu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Thilakan Movies
Mookilla Rajyathu Jagathy Sreekumar, Mukesh, Siddique Mookilla Rajyathu is a Malayalam movie released in 1991 directed by the duo Ashokan-Thaha featuring Mukesh, Siddique, Thilakan and Jagathy in the lead roles. This comedy flick revolves around ...more

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Punjabi House Dileep, Thilakan, Cochin Haneefa Punjabi House is a 1998 Malayalam comedy musical film written and directed by Rafi Mecartin, starring Dileep, Mohini, Lal, Cochin Hanifa, Harisree Asokan, Neena Kurup, and Janardanan. The music ...more

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Yes Your Honour Jagathy Sreekumar, Sreenivasan, Thilakan Yes Your Honour is a 2006 Malayalam film directed by V. M. Vinu. The film features Sreenivasan, Padmapriya and Innocent in the lead roles. The film was a critical and commercial success of

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Bala Meera Jasmine, Thilakan, Nagesh Bala is a 2002 Indian Tamil film starring Shaam and Meera Jasmine in lead roles and Raghuvaran, Thilakan, Nagesh, Rajan P. Dev, Karunas and Sumithra in supporting roles. Music by Yuvan Shankar ...more

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Kalippattam Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Nedumudi Venu Kalippattam is a 1993 Malayalam film written and directed by Venu Nagavalli and starring Mohanlal, Urvashi, Thilakan, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Jagathy and Nedumudi Venu. Mohanlal also sang a song with ...more

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Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam Mohanlal, Thilakan, Innocent Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam is a 1987 Malayalam film directed by Kamal starring Mohanlal and Karthika . The movie was produced under the banner of Cheers by Mohanlal and Kochumol and was ...more

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Minnaram is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Thilakan Movies
Minnaram Mohanlal, Jagathy Sreekumar, Shobana Minnaram is a 1994 Malayalam musical film written and directed by Priyadarshan, starring Mohanlal, Shobana, Thilakan, Sankaradi, K. P. Ummer, Jagathy Sreekumar, Geetha Vijayan, Venu Nagavally, ...more