My all time favourite malayalam films

This is not a best ever kind of list. But a mix of both classics and entertainers. The list is in reverse chronological order ( Under the process of building)
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1.
Ustad Hotel (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
An urbane chef from a well-to-do family with very high ambitions goes on to find approval from his conservative father... (151 mins.)
Director: Anwar Rasheed
 
2.
Diamond Necklace (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Shot mostly in Dubai,this movie talks about a NRI oncologist who's a playboy and spends money on spree;... (157 mins.)
Director: Lal Jose
 
3.
Salt n' Pepper (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of a few foodies, whose fondness of food bonds them together. (118 mins.)
Director: Aashiq Abu
 
4.
Pranchiyettan and the Saint (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Chirammal Enashu Francis, a.k.a. Pranchiyettan (Mammootty), is a successful businessman based in Thrissur... (140 mins.)
Director: Renjith
 
5.
Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A private detective investigates a cold case , which is the first registered murder case in Kerala, after 50 years.
Director: Renjith
 
6.
Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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.)
Director: T. Hariharan
 
7.
Vinodayathra (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Journey of Vinod from an irresponsible man to a sensible one, and of those who gets tangled with his life. (130 mins.)
 
8.
Classmates (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
College classmates meet for a 10-year reunion, which does not go as smoothly as planned. Love is discovered, friendships are broken and secrets about tragic events in the past are revealed. (175 mins.)
Director: Lal Jose
 
9.
Notebook (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
School girls trio Seirra, Sreedevi and Pooja invites trouble when Sreedevi becomes pregnant from her lover Sooraj, who is a schoolmate. (148 mins.)
 
10.
Achuvinte Amma (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(130 mins.)
 
11.
Naran (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
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.)
Director: Joshi
 
12.
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
 
13.
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
 
14.
Manjupoloru Penkutti (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Director: Kamal
 
15.
Kasthuriman (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A newly appointed IAS officer (Kunchako Boban) recalls about the love of his life.
 
16.
Mizhi Randilum (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Bhadra and Bhama are identical twins. Bhadra is a nurse at a public health center and she takes care of the family...
Director: Renjith
 
17.
Kalyanaraman (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An old man (Dileep) narrates his love story and about the curse his family possess to a bunch of teenagers. (126 mins.)
Director: Shafi
 
18.
Kunjikkoonan (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Story of selfless hunchback (Dileep) seeking a bride. (120 mins.)
Director: Sasi Shankar
 
19.
Meesha Madhavan (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Its upto a petty thief to break a conspiracy to steal the village Devi's idol. (165 mins.)
Director: Lal Jose
 
20.
Chathikkatha Chanthu (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Chanthu posts fake love letters to an imaginary girl Vasumathi, so that his landlord's daughter Indira who is in love with him won't pursue him. Things go awry when a real Vasumathi receives the letters and start looking for Chanthu
 
21.
Madhuranombarakattu (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Kamal
 
22.
Thenkasipattanam (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two friends think they have set each other with the right women.But things are not as it seems.
 
23.
Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Conflicts between a father and son, when the unemployed son brings his love to the family without the consent of the parents.
 
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25.
Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Story of a wife who has to deal with her lazy, immature and irresponsible husband. (158 mins.)
Director: Sreenivasan
 
26.
Meenathil Thalikettu (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
22 year old Omanakuttan who is even unable to finish his school ends up marrying a girl whose wedding he went to attend.
Director: Rajan Sankaradi
 
27.
Oru Maravathoor Kanavu (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Lal Jose
 
28.
Punjabi House (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When somebody mistakes you as deaf and dumb, and all the fortunes fall on you, what will you do.?
 
29.
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
 
30.
Lelam (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Rivalry between two liquor business groups led by Anakkattil family and Kadayadi family in Kerala. Chackochi must fight to retain Anakkattil family's control in the business.
Director: Joshi
 
31.
Hitler (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story of a protective brother and his five sisters. (153 mins.)
Director: Siddique
 
32.
Sallapam (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Sundardas
 
33.
Thooval Kottaram (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
 
34.
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
 
35.
Mazhayethum Munpe (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young woman falls in love with her college professor, while the professor wants to marry his sick childhood love.
Director: Kamal
 
36.
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
 
37.
Venkalam (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Bharathan
 
38.
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
 
39.
Gandharvam (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Sam Alex falls in love with Sridevi, but her family will stop at nothing to make sure to keep the couples apart. (155 mins.)
Director: Sangeeth Sivan
 
40.
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
 
41.
Friends (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Depicts the struggle of three friends and their family issues.
Director: Siddique
 
42.
Yodha (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Karan (Sunny Deol) a lawyer crusades for truth, fairness and justice, is the son of Chandrakant (Shafi...
Director: Rahul Rawail
 
43.
Pappayude Swantham Appoos (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The movie explores the relationship between a father who is depressed after the death of his wife and his neglected son. (146 mins.)
Director: Fazil
 
44.
Vietnam Colony (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.)
 
45.
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
 
46.
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
 
47.
Godfather (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two youngsters from rival clans fall in love. (150 mins.)
 
48.
No: 20 Madras Mail (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.)
Director: Joshi, Priyadarshan
 
49.
Akkare Akkare Akkare (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After Nadodikkattu (1987) and Pattana Pravesham (1988), CIDs Ramdas and Vijayan are back for another wacky adventure... (156 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
50.
His Highness Abdullah (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Mohanlal is hired to kill Nedumudi Venu. (156 mins.)
Director: Sibi Malayil
 
51.
In Harihar Nagar (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
4 unemployed men who are in hariharnagar( a place ) tries to impress a newly came girl next door.The story goes to next level villan comes and asks his box containing money (133 mins.)
 
52.
Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 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
 
53.
Vadakkunokkiyantram (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A man with a serious case of inferiority complex is married to a beautiful girl. Soon, his love and care turns into suspicion. (120 mins.)
Director: Sreenivasan
 
54.
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
 
55.
Ramji Rav Speaking (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Three unemployed men find answers to all their financial problem when they decide to get involved in a kidnapping scheme. (150 mins.)
 
56.
Vandanam (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
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58.
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
 
59.
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
 
60.
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
 
61.
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.)
 
62.
Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Shambu and Shivan fall in love with girls of rich families who are at war with each other. Hilarious sequences pass by as they utilize the rivalry between the two families to achieve their goals. (131 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
63.
Pappan Priyappetta Pappan (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After understanding that Late Pappan (Rahman) needs to live a few more days, Lord of Death (Thilakan) sends him in different dead bodies including Inspector Devdas', where Lord asked him to tell Devdas' girlfriend that he is dead.
 
64.
Chilampu (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Bharathan
 
65.
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.)
 
66.
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
 
67.
Nokketha Dhoorathu Kannum Nattu (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Girly, who has a serious brain disease, spends her final days with her Grandma. (130 mins.)
Director: Fazil
 
68.
Aram + Aram = Kinnaram (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Unni (Mohanlal) is a mechanic that specializes more in in women than auto parts. (144 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
69.
Nirakkoottu (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(134 mins.)
Director: Joshi
 
70.
Yaathra (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The story unfolds as Unnikrishnan (Mammootty), a convict, now free from the jail tells his tragic love story to his fellow passengers in a school bus... (124 mins.)
Director: Balu Mahendra