The Best Suspense Thriller Movies in Malayalam

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1. Manichitrathazhu (1993)

Not Rated | 169 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical

When a forbidden room in an old bungalow is unbolted, the spirit of a vengeful dancer is unleashed.

Director: Fazil | Stars: Mohanlal, Shobana, Suresh Gopi, Vinaya Prakash

Votes: 6,746

2. Memories (III) (2013)

Not Rated | 132 min | Mystery, Thriller

Sam Alex, a drunkard ex-cop, is forced to investigate a series of murders which are committed in the same pattern. His search leads to a serial killer, and something more than what he expected.

Director: Jeethu Joseph | Stars: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Sreejith Ravi, Vijayaraghavan, Suresh Krishna

Votes: 4,645

3. Oru CBI Diary Kurippu (1988)

137 min | Mystery, Thriller

Prabhakara Varma is called upon to investigate the death of Omana, the daughter-in-law of a local businessman. It looks like a suicide but, Varma is sure that is not so.

Director: K. Madhu | Stars: Mammootty, Suresh Gopi, Jagathi Sreekumar, Janardanan

Votes: 2,101

4. Jagratha (1989)

Not Rated | 134 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Sethurama Iyer and the CBI investigate the mysterious murder of a famous actress.

Director: K. Madhu | Stars: Mammootty, Mukesh, Jagathi Sreekumar, Devan

Votes: 439

5. Yavanika (1982)

147 min | Mystery

An infamous tabla player of a touring drama group goes missing. Later on, Sub-inspector Jacob Eeraly investigates the case.

Director: K.G. George | Stars: Bharat Gopy, Jalaja, Venu Nagavalli, Thilakan

Votes: 495

6. Grandmaster (2012)

Not Rated | 100 min | Mystery, Thriller

A veteran cop chases a cold blooded serial killer, who murders his victims in alphabetical order.

Director: B. Unnikrishnan | Stars: Mohanlal, Priyamani, Babu Antony, Arjun Nandakumar

Votes: 1,530 | Gross: $0.02M

7. The Tiger (2005)

Not Rated | 152 min | Action, Thriller

The movie begins with the death of Varma (Murali) a senior government official who was about to on the verge of making a major anti-corruption bust. The case is handed over to ... See full summary »

Director: Shaji Kailas | Stars: Suresh Gopi, Saikumar, Siddique, Rajan P. Dev

Votes: 247

8. Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu (1990)

140 min | Mystery, Thriller

When an elderly and socially well-respected judge is found murdered in a series of gruesome killings involving elderly victims, a cop must revisit history and start with an old unsolved ... See full synopsis »

Director: Joshiy | Stars: Lalu Alex, Azeez, Paravoor Bharathan, Chitra

Votes: 244

9. Kariyila Kattu Pole (1986)

Not Rated | 137 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Deputy Superintendent of Police Achuthankutty tries to solve the mystery of film director Harikrishnan's death. Three women are the main suspects.

Director: P. Padmarajan | Stars: Mohanlal, Mammootty, Rahman, Karthika

Votes: 359

10. Utharam (1989)

Drama, Mystery

One fine morning, not any different from every other day, a promising poet shoots herself. Leaving no trace of motive, her husband's best friend and journalist, Balu embarks on a journey to find the truth.

Director: V.K. Pavithran | Stars: Mammootty, Sukumaran, Parvathi, Suparna Anand

Votes: 289

11. Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha (2009)

155 min | Crime, Drama, History

A woman is found dead in a mysterious circumstances. Several discrepancies arise in the findings, which eventually leads to the closure of the case. Years later, Haridas decides to reopen the case.

Director: Renjith | Stars: Mammootty, T. Damodaran, Sasi Kalinga, Suresh Krishna

Votes: 1,290

14. The Truth (1998)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Bharat, an IRS officer, heads a team to investigate the assassinated of a chief minister. With the help of IPS Meena Nambiar, he uncovers the shocking truth and exposes the mastermind.

Director: Shaji Kailas | Stars: Augustine, Azeez, Bobby, Ganesan

Votes: 201

15. Mukham (1990)

Not Rated | 118 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A police officer tries to uncover and stop an unknown serial killer who sniped three victims and plans for a fourth one.

Director: Mohan | Stars: Mohanlal, Renjini, Nassar, Sukumaran

Votes: 193

16. Classmates (2006)

175 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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.

Director: Lal Jose | Stars: Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indrajith Sukumaran, Kavya Madhavan, Narain

Votes: 2,762

17. Joseph (II) (2018)

138 min | Drama, Thriller

The story develops through the life of four retired policemen. It has the tone of a thriller investigation. An issue affecting the life of Joseph, the central character, and his family is being investigated.

Director: M. Padmakumar | Stars: Joju George, Athmeeya Rajan, Dileesh Pothan, James Eliya

Votes: 1,358

18. Sethurama Iyer CBI (2004)

145 min | Mystery, Thriller

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.

Director: K. Madhu | Stars: Mammootty, Mukesh, Vineeth Kumar, Janardanan

Votes: 736

19. Detective (I) (2007)

Action, Crime, Mystery

A detective investigates the death of the wife of an emerging politician. The death was first ruled as suicide, but he realizes this is not a suicide but a well planned murder in cold blood.

Director: Jeethu Joseph | Stars: Suresh Gopi, Jagathi Sreekumar, Sindhu Menon, Devan

Votes: 362

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