Best Of Malayalam Cinema

A List of Best Malayalam movies
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1.
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
 
2.
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
 
3.
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
 
4.
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).
 
5.
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
 
6.
Thaniyavartanam (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A school teacher living in a village belongs to a family with a history of lunatic males, and soon he falls prey despite being normal due to society misinterpreting his actions.
Director: Sibi Malayil
 
7.
Amaram (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An uneducated fisherman wants her daughter to be educated and want her to become a doctor but his dreams get shattered when she falls in love with her childhood friend. (150 mins.)
Director: Bharathan
 
8.
Panchagni (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(141 mins.)
Director: T. Hariharan
 
9.
Nakhashathangal (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story is about Ramu (Vineeth), a 16-year-old boy who is staying with his annoying uncle, who gets angry and often treats Ramu like a slave... (140 mins.)
Director: T. Hariharan
 
10.
Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The film is based on a legend about the Chekavar warriors.An alternative version of epic battle between two legendary Chekavar's through villain's perspective. (168 mins.)
Director: T. Hariharan
 
11.
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...
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
Moonnam Pakkam (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An old man spends his life in solitude awaiting his grandson to come for vacation after 6 years. He thought he was the most happiest man in the world until he found out that fate has something unpredictable for him. (114 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
14.
Innale (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After a serious accident a girl who was hospitalized forgets her past. She stops worrying about her... (137 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
15.
Arappatta Kettiya Graamathil (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The movie narrates the story of three friends' visit to a brothel to celebrate Vishu. (109 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
16.
Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A beautiful and well told love story of a guy who falls in love with the newly moved neighbor girl. But the girl's situation was worst than he thought when he finds that the man who was told to be her father was her stepfather. (137 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
17.
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
 
18.
The Sea Within (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A married woman falls in love with an Economics Professor and becomes pregnant and insane by the physical relationship outside her married life.
Director: Shyamaprasad
 
19.
Akale (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Human fragility inspired by "Glass Menagerie"; an Anglo-Indian family in northern Kerala. Neil, a middle-aged writer...
Director: Shyamaprasad
 
20.
Njan Gandharvan (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The film is an esoteric fantasy about a girl and her passion for a celestial lover, who keeps appearing from a wooden statue that she found on a beach but is invisible to others. (146 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
21.
Desatanakkili Karayarilla (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two school students plan to runaway while on the school trip. But with the entering of an uninvited man in the situation for their help and one of them falls in love with him, something is revealed which is not so pleasant.
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
22.
Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A beautiful and well told love story of a guy who falls in love with the newly moved neighbor girl. But the girl's situation was worst than he thought when he finds that the man who was told to be her father was her stepfather. (137 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
23.
Arappatta Kettiya Graamathil (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The movie narrates the story of three friends' visit to a brothel to celebrate Vishu. (109 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
24.
Bhramaram (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A jeep driver finds his old schoolmates to prove his innocence after 30 years.
Director: Blessy
 
25.
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
 
26.
Mathilukal (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(120 mins.)
 
27.
Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The film is based on a legend about the Chekavar warriors.An alternative version of epic battle between two legendary Chekavar's through villain's perspective. (168 mins.)
Director: T. Hariharan
 
28.
Ponthan Mada (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Set in 1940s, the film is about the irrational bonding of the low-caste Ponthan Mada with his colonial landlord Sheema Thampuran, who was expelled to British India from England during his youth for supporting the Irish Republican Army. Crossing the class boundaries, the two communicate through Thampuran's window, with Mada hanging from a palm tree. (119 mins.)
Director: T.V. Chandran
 
29.
Chaappa Kurish (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A lost cellphone connects two men from the two extremes of the society and affects their life beyond which they could have imagined.
Director: Sameer Thahir
 
30.
Traffic (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An emotional thriller based on a road trip from Kochi to Palakkad. Inspired from the real events that happened in Chennai. (122 mins.)
Director: Rajesh Pillai
 
31.
Oridathoru Phayalwan (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of an impotent wrestler whose wife is driven to an extra-marital affair. (128 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
32.
Peruvazhiyampalam (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
(118 mins.)
Director: P. Padmarajan
 
33.
Perumazhakkalam (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A man accidentally kills his friend while fighting with a man who absconded with his money and is sentenced to death. His only way out is to obtain a letter of pardon from his friend's wife. (146 mins.)
Director: Kamal
 
34.
Perumthachan (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In Kerala Legend, a pious and respected 'Perumthachan' or master carpenter of mixed background, builds... (140 mins.)
Director: Ajayan
 
35.
Vaishali (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Princess of a country long suffering from drought should please a saint living in distant hills to bring rain.
Director: Bharathan
 
36.
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
 
37.
Devadoothan (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Mohanlal plays a famous music singer/composer who reminisces about an unknown energy/ spirit that led him to compose songs.
Director: Sibi Malayil
 
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39.
Agni Sakshi (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Newly married Suraj and Shivangi are on honeymoon where they meet Vishwanath - who claims that Shivangi is his wife. (142 mins.)
Director: Partho Ghosh
 
40.
Thenmavin Kombath (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Best friends fall in love with the same girl. (164 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
41.
Yathrakarude Sradhakku (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two strangers pretend to be husband and wife in order to use a pre-reserved ticket bought from a scalper to get on a train , because of last second plans ,find that their lives intersect and later fall in love.
 
42.
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...
 
43.
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.)
 
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45.
Gandhinagar 2nd Street (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A jobless Malayali youth poses as a Nepali to get a job as a watchman. (137 mins.)
 
46.
Ente Mohangal Poovaninju (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Bhadran
 
47.
Manjil Virinja Pookkal (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Fazil
 
48.
Arabikkatha (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Story of a strong politician who travels to Dubai for a fake depth
Director: Lal Jose
 
49.
Kadhavaseshan (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A person commits suicide inorder to get away from the society.
Director: T.V. Chandran
 
50.
Kaazhcha (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Pavan is a boy who reached Kerala after he lost everything in the Gujarat earthquake on the Republic Day... (137 mins.)
Director: Blessy
 
51.
Akashadoothu (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Akashadoothu is a 1993 Malayalam-language drama film directed by Sibi Malayil with Madhavi and Murali in lead roles... (145 mins.)
Director: Sibi Malayil
 
52.
Pakshe (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Balachandran who had to sacrifice his childhood love (Shobhana), to marry into a rich family who only wanted his IAS Status, in order to save his poor family, lives a life of regret and despair for his decision. (154 mins.)
Director: Mohan