All time favourite Mohanlal (Malayalam) movies

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1.
Nokketha Dhoorathu Kannum Nattu (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Girly, who has a serious brain disease, spends her final days with her Grandma. (130 mins.)
Director: Fazil
“ Touching movie! ” - itssreeresh
 
2.
Uyarangalil (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(142 mins.)
Director: I.V. Sasi
“ He is in a negative role in this; but was fantastic! ” - itssreeresh
 
3.
Aram + Aram = Kinnaram (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Unni (Mohanlal) is a mechanic that specializes more in in women than auto parts. (144 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
“ Comedy... ” - itssreeresh
 
4.
Thalavattam (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Vinod/Vinu (played by Mohanlal) is mentally ill and is hospitalized in the institution run by Dr. Ravindran ( M G Soman)... (147 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
“ Inspired from "One flew over cuckoo's nest". Fine acting by Lalettan ” - itssreeresh
 
5.
Rajavinte Makan (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The film follows underworld don Vincent Gomas (Mohanlal) and his rivalry against the Kerala Home minister N. Krishnadas (Ratheesh).
“ The action film which brought him the "Super Star"title! ” - itssreeresh
 
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“ One of my all time favourite movies ” - itssreeresh
 
7.
Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The only way Gopalakrishnan can escape from certain bankruptcy is to sell the property he owns in the city and use the proceeds to settle his debts...
“ Lalettan rocks! ” - itssreeresh
 
8.
Nadodikkattu (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
After loosing their jobs, Dasen and Vijayan don't see any chances to get work in Kerala. So both try to escape to middle east but ends up in Tamil Nadu, but can they find luck there? (158 mins.)
“ Mohan lal & Srinivasan- beyond comparisons! The sequels were also good ” - itssreeresh
 
9.
Irupatham Noottandu (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The son of a Kerala political chieftain leads a gold smuggling operation with a maverick partner. (140 mins.)
Director: K. Madhu
“ Sagar alias Jackie!! Good movie ” - itssreeresh
 
10.
Butterflies of the Spraying Rain (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Jayakrishnan falls in love with two girls, Radha and Clara, and fights his confusion about whom he should marry and spend his life with. (151 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
“ Padmarajan touch! ” - itssreeresh
 
11.
Chithram (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Father who stays in US, comes to spend his vacation with his daughter and son in law but is unaware that she has been ditched. This prompts his friend to hire a man to play the role of her husband for the time being. (159 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
“ One of the biggest hit in Malayalam movie history...a movie not to miss! ” - itssreeresh
 
12.
Pattana Pravesham (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The sequel to the blockbuster hit Nadodikkattu (1987). Just six months after the events of the prequel...
“ Sequel to nadodikkattu- Mohanlal+Sreenivasan repeated their success! ” - itssreeresh
 
13.
Kireedam (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The life of a young man turns upside down when he intervenes in a dispute in order to rescue his father (a cop) from a ruthless local outlaw. (124 mins.)
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ Lohi touch...one of the finest movies in Malayalam. Lal got the special Jury award at national level ” - itssreeresh
 
14.
Ulsavapittennu (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Gopi
“ Strong performance by Lal ” - itssreeresh
 
15.
Varavelpu (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man coming from dubai tries to do social service to people by buying a bus but miserably fails due to the act to many politicians. (144 mins.)
“ Sathyan Anthikad with Mohanlal! ” - itssreeresh
 
16.
Dasharatham (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Rajeev Menon (Mohanlal) is a wealthy orphan, a spoilt rich brat who grew up to be an eccentric millionaire... (154 mins.)
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ Great movie...touching plot...excellent acting by lal ” - itssreeresh
 
17.
Thazhvaram (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man comes to an isolated valley to take revenge on his friend who murdered his wife. (130 mins.)
Director: Bharathan
“ Bharathan-MT touch! Story of a revenge! ” - itssreeresh
 
18.
His Highness Abdullah (1990)
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Mohanlal is hired to kill Nedumudi Venu. (156 mins.)
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ Music n comedy! ” - itssreeresh
 
19.
Kilukkam (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A tourist guide finds himself taking care of a mentally challenged girl with a troubled past. (155 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
“ Mohanlal-Jagathi-Revathi! Its one of the biggest grossing Malayalam movie! ” - itssreeresh
 
20.
Bharatham (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The retelling of epic Ramayana through the lives of two brothers, their affection, their professional rivalry and the eventual transition of each person. (147 mins.)
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ The role won the best actor national award to Lalettan! ” - itssreeresh
 
21.
Sadayam (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Sadayam follows the final days of a condemned prisoner, for murdering two little girls.
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ A movie which will haunt you for a long time! ” - itssreeresh
 
22.
Kamaladalam (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of love, grief and betrayal with the back drop of dance and arts. (154 mins.)
Director: Sibi Malayil
“ A movie with importance to dance and music! Lal learned classical dance for this movie! ” - itssreeresh
 
23.
Devasuram (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The heir to a village elder's family squanders his inheritance and bullies all and sundry. (187 mins.)
Director: I.V. Sasi
“ No words for this movie...Mangalassery Neelakandan is an evergreen character of Malayalam movies! ” - itssreeresh
 
24.
Midhunam (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Will Sethumadhavan be able to start his Dakshayani Biscuit factory.
Director: Priyadarshan
“ Comedy with a strong social criticism! ” - itssreeresh
 
25.
Manichithrathazhu (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Unexpected happenings occur when the forbidden rooms of an old bungalow which is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a revengeful dancer, is opened. (169 mins.)
Director: Fazil
“ One of the biggest hits in the history of Malayalam movies! The movie was remade to Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi! ” - itssreeresh
 
26.
Spadikam (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Chacko Master(Thilakan)is a school headmaster in Mathematics. He is a very strict teacher and does not... (150 mins.)
Director: Bhadran
“ Mohanlal+Thilakan- the best duo! ” - itssreeresh
 
27.
Kala Pani (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there. (178 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
“ With some history! The movie was released in Tamil and Hindi also ” - itssreeresh
 
28.
Aaram Thamburan (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A stranger comes to live in a small town and rapidly changes the local balance of power. (163 mins.)
Director: Shaji Kailas
“ A complete entertainer with some memorable characters! ” - itssreeresh
 
29.
The Duo (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Mani Rathnam's take on the real-life rivalry between M.G. Ramachandran and Karunanidhi. (140 mins.)
Director: Mani Ratnam
“ Iruvar- by Maniratnam! The performance of Lalettan was highly acclaimed! ” - itssreeresh
 
30.
Pilgrimage (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A depressed Kathakali artist falls in love with a member of an aristocratic family. (119 mins.)
Director: Shaji N. Karun
“ Won him the second national award for best actor. He learned Kathakali for this movie! ” - itssreeresh
 
31.
Narashimham (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Story of Induchudhan, whose life after a prison sentence for which he is wrongly convicted, and his revenge.
Director: Shaji Kailas
“ It was a trend setter...but a bad trend for Mohanlal films! ” - itssreeresh
 
32.
Thanmathra (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
He was the best father any son would dream of. His dream was to see his son as an IAS Officer. And he almost saw it.....almost (160 mins.)
Director: Blessy
“ Blessy magic! Lal performing as a person with Alzheimer's disease! ” - itssreeresh
 
33.
Udayananu Tharam (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An artist performs the best when is filmed unknowingly
Director: Roshan Andrews
“ Again Mohanlal+Sreenivasan! ” - itssreeresh
 
34.
Paradesi (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
“ Good movie with some good performance and good plot! ” - itssreeresh