A list of must see Malyalam language films.
A jeep driver finds his old schoolmates to prove his innocence after 30 years.
Based on a real life incident that happened during the Kargil War. (130 mins.)
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.)
Velayudhan is a good hearted drunkard local rowdy that lives in Mullankoli village. Gopinathan tries to ruin his life and does evil things to the village. Velayudhan has to get rid of him. (150 mins.)
Story of Induchudhan, whose life after a prison sentence for which he is wrongly convicted, and his revenge. (175 mins.)
A depressed Kathakali artist falls in love with a member of an aristocratic family. (119 mins.)
Summer in Bethlehem
Dennis (Suresh Gopi) and Ravishankar (Jayaram) tries to find Ravishankar's secret admirer when Ravi's relatives joins them to spend their vacation.
Harikrishnans are investigating the murder case of Guptan
Responsible for the accidental death of a man he met on the streets of Mumbai, Vishwam returns to Kerala to give the news to the latter's debt- ridden family, but instead falls in love with his sister. (162 mins.)
A stranger comes to live in a small town and rapidly changes the local balance of power. (163 mins.)
Situations turn a man, who believes in secularism, into an extremist. He plots to bomb a monastery, where the survivors of a riot take refuge.
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.)
Chacko Master(Thilakan)is a school headmaster in Mathematics. He is a very strict teacher and does not... (150 mins.)
A man's dreams of a married life shatters when his ex-girlfriend shows up with a baby and claims that it's his child. (150 mins.)
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.)
The sequel to Kireedam (1989), Chenkol continues the story of Sethumadavan who hopes to regain his lost life after 8 years in prison.
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.)
The heir to a village elder's family squanders his inheritance and bullies all and sundry. (187 mins.)
Fate brings a young man from rural Kerala to be the protector of a young Lama in Nepal, who is being chased by a dangerous cult. (149 mins.)
Two men tries to persuade a bunch of colony residents to relocate to another location for the sake of a corporate project, while the residents including a number of goons, comes in their way. (154 mins.)
The story of love, grief and betrayal with the back drop of dance and arts. (154 mins.)
A daily-wage welder from Bombay's red light district gets involved in the underworld. (140 mins.)
Mohanlal plays a psychiatrist who treats a patient (Amala) , who starts liking and becoming obsessive about him.
A tourist guide finds himself taking care of a mentally challenged girl with a troubled past. (155 mins.)
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.)
Lal Salam is a 1990 Malayalam political film directed by Venu Nagavalli starring Mohanlal, Murali, Geetha and Urvashi in the lead roles...
The love affair between an orphan and an auto-rickshaw driver is opposed by the girl's grandmother but supported by her grandfather. A romantic comedy played against a back-drop depicting the daily grind of life as a cabbie. (137 mins.)
No: 20 Madras Mail
Enroute Madras via train, when three friends get falsely accused of a mysterious homicide, they escape and desperately search for the real killer. (177 mins.)
Akkare Akkare Akkare
After Nadodikkattu (1987) and Pattana Pravesham (1988), CIDs Ramdas and Vijayan are back for another wacky adventure... (156 mins.)
Rajeev Menon (Mohanlal) is a wealthy orphan, a spoilt rich brat who grew up to be an eccentric millionaire... (154 mins.)
Two cops tries to capture a jail-broken felon, a psychopath who seeks revenge on his adversaries, while one of the cops falls for the felon's daughter. (168 mins.)
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.)
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.)
Dispossessed Brahmin Mohanlal priest moves to Bombay where he finds a new calling in the hitman business. (181 mins.)
The sequel to the blockbuster hit Nadodikkattu (1987). Just six months after the events of the prequel...
Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu
Mukundan (Mohanlal) got permanent status at his job, and things are starting to look good. But then his old college classmate Viswanath (Srinivasan) comes into his life, after many years and things start going straight downhill. (149 mins.)
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.)
Butterflies of the Spraying Rain
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.)
The son of a Kerala political chieftain leads a gold smuggling operation with a maverick partner. (140 mins.)
Vinod/Vinu (played by Mohanlal) is mentally ill and is hospitalized in the institution run by Dr. Ravindran ( M G Soman)... (147 mins.)
Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal
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.)
The film follows underworld don Vincent Gomas (Mohanlal) and his rivalry against the Kerala Home minister N. Krishnadas (Ratheesh).
Gandhinagar 2nd Street
A jobless Malayali youth poses as a Nepali to get a job as a watchman. (137 mins.)
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...
Mohanlal tries dating more than one air hostesses with the help of his friend MUkesh. Works like a charm in the start but things start to crumble which leads to a series of funny events.
Pranchiyettan and the Saint
Chirammal Enashu Francis, a.k.a. Pranchiyettan (Mammootty), is a successful businessman based in Thrissur... (140 mins.)
Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja
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. (195 mins.)
The movie is all about the relationships between two rare bred men from extremely different strata of society, but more in common than is apparent from the first look. (162 mins.)
After their foster mother was murdered in cold blood, four brothers try to find out the truth behind the death. (130 mins.)
Pavan is a boy who reached Kerala after he lost everything in the Gujarat earthquake on the Republic Day... (137 mins.)
Sethurama Iyer CBI
Sethurama Iyer and the CBI re-open an old case upon hearing from a death-row criminal that he didn't commit one of the seven murders he was convicted of.
The film begins with some insight into a Brahmin family, with Patteri Thilakan as the patriarch, who...
The story of a protective brother and his five sisters. (153 mins.)
A millionaire (Mammootty) returns to his village without disclosing who he was in the village. (120 mins.)
A firebrand bureaucrat takes on a corrupt elected representative involved in terror plots. (198 mins.)
A young woman falls in love with her college professor, while the professor wants to marry his sick childhood love.
Familial strife follows a marriage across social classes.
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.)
Narasimha Mannadiar is a village lord famous for his thirst for justice and fearlessness. Hyder Marakkar, a notorious criminal awaiting capital punishment has means to prevent it. Mannadiar must battle to ensure that justice is prevailed.
Pappayude Swantham Appoos
The movie explores the relationship between a father who is depressed after the death of his wife and his neglected son. (146 mins.)
Johnnie shares a good relationship with his brother who studies in another city. When his brother visits him, he convinces Johnnie to start studying again.
Kannur-based Circle Inspector Balram is married to Seetha, and has a daughter, Amrtha. He faces a lot of hostility... (88 mins.)
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.)
Iyer the Great
Vaikundam Soorya Narayana Iyer (Mammootty ), a normal business executive leads a normal family life along with his wife and his mother ...
The movie narrates the story of an underworld Don's upraise and fall. (122 mins.)
Plot is of a village in Kerala away from facilities .There has been atttack by a leopard every year... (142 mins.)
A new batch of trainees arrives at the army training center (SAT) situated near border in Kashmir. Their trainer is Major Nair Saab (Mammootty) who is a man known for his hard-and-fast training strategies.
Sethurama Iyer and the CBI investigate the mysterious murder of a famous actress.
Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha
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.)
A Crime Branch Detective fights the clock to prevent a looming assassination attempt on the Kerala Chief Minister's life.