malayalam movies i like

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1. Amma Ariyan (1986)

115 min | Drama

The story revolves around the incidents following the death of a young Naxalite, upon whose death his friends travel to the village where his mother lives to inform her of the death of her only son.

Director: John Abraham | Stars: Kunhulakshmi Amma, Nilambur Balan, Harinarayan, Joy Mathew

Votes: 106

2. Piravi (1988)

110 min | Drama

Raghu, the only son of Raghava Chakyar was born late for him. So he poured his entire love and affection on him. Raghu, studying in an engineering college in a far away city has to arrive ... See full summary »

Director: Shaji N. Karun | Stars: Premji, Archana, Lakshmi Krishnamurthy, V.K. Sriraman

Votes: 193

3. Passenger (2009)

Drama, Thriller

When a reporter is framed for murder and her husband is kidnapped as part of a political conspiracy, the only person she can rely on is a common man.

Director: Ranjith Sankar | Stars: Sreenivasan, Dileep, Mamta Mohandas, Jagathi Sreekumar

Votes: 651

4. Ustad Hotel (2012)

151 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

An urbane chef from a well-to-do family with very high ambitions goes on to find approval from his conservative father, true love and the real purpose of his life.

Director: Anwar Rasheed | Stars: Dulquer Salmaan, Thilakan, Siddique, Nithya Menon

Votes: 7,647

5. Kodiyettam (1977)

137 min | Drama

Sankarankutty, a village simpleton, lives a carefree life, indulges in childish pursuits, lives off the money given to him by his sister (working elsewhere as a servant), and eats quite ... See full summary »

Director: Adoor Gopalakrishnan | Stars: Gopi, K.P.A.C. Lalitha, Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair, Azeez

Votes: 69

6. Adaminte Makan Abu (2011)

101 min | Drama

A poor aging couple struggle to fulfill their lifelong dream of going to Mecca for pilgrimage.

Director: Salim Ahmed | Stars: Salim Kumar, M.R. Gopakumar, Jaffer Idukki, Sasi Kalinga

Votes: 1,004

9. Kerala Cafe (2009)

140 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A series of related and unrelated tales together linking them in subtle ways and discuss different shades of life.

Directors: Uday Ananthan, Lal Jose, Shaji Kailas, Anjali Menon, M. Padmakumar, Shankar Ramakrishnan, Anwar Rasheed, Revathy, Shyamaprasad, B. Unnikrishnan | Stars: Sathyan Anthikad, Augustine, M.A. Baby, Nandan Chalissery

Votes: 832

10. Padam Onnu Oru Vilapam (2003)

105 min | Drama

Shahina is studying in school but she can't go to school because she is pregnant. And she conceived from her divorced husband..

Director: T.V. Chandran | Stars: Meera Jasmine, M.R. Gopakumar, Mammukoya, Suja Karthika

Votes: 71

11. Rat-Trap (1982)

121 min | Drama

The protagonist is trapped within himself and is unable to comprehend the changes taking place around him.

Director: Adoor Gopalakrishnan | Stars: Jalaja, Karamana Janardanan Nair, Rajam K. Nair, Sharada

Votes: 354

13. Pookkalam Varavayi (1991)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

This is about the relationship, the love of a family towards a little girl who is unknown to them.

Director: Kamal | Stars: Jayaram, Shamili, Murali, Geetha

Votes: 89

14. Pranchiyettan and the Saint (2010)

140 min | Comedy, Drama

Pranchiyettan is a successful businessman who often has talks with an imaginary St. Francis of Assisi. The story deals with how he goes about changing his embarrassing image to making a name for himself using wealth and contacts.

Director: Renjith | Stars: Mammootty, Jesse Fox Allen, Priyamani, Siddique

Votes: 3,225

15. Manichithrathazhu (1993)

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 Prasad

Votes: 5,044

16. Kayyoppu (2007)

95 min | Drama

The movie tells the story about Balachandran, a person with passion for books and literature.

Director: Renjith | Stars: Mammootty, Kushboo, Mukesh, Nedumudi Venu

Votes: 388

17. Spirit (I) (2012)

165 min | Comedy, Drama

Raghunandan is an ex-Bank of England employee who resigned his lucrative job because he was bored with the rather sedentary and mundane nature of his work. he chose journalism as his next ... See full summary »

Director: Renjith | Stars: Mohanlal, Kanika, Shankar Ramakrishnan, Nandu

Votes: 1,475

18. Kaazhcha (2004)

137 min | Drama

Pavan is a boy who reached Kerala after he lost everything in the Gujarat earthquake on Republic Day. Operator Madhavan happens to meet the boy among the beggars. Initially he dislikes the ... See full summary »

Director: Blessy | Stars: Mammootty, Master Yash, Padmapriya, Sanusha

Votes: 1,576

19. Thanmathra (2005)

160 min | Drama

Will an unexpected turn of events change Rameshan's life forever and prevent him from witnessing his dream where his son becomes a reputable IAS Officer?

Director: Blessy | Stars: Mohanlal, Meera Vasudevan, Arjun Lal, Nedumudi Venu

Votes: 2,421

20. Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal (1986)

137 min | Romance

A man falls in love with his new neighbor but then finds that her family life is difficult.

Director: P. Padmarajan | Stars: Mohanlal, Shari, Thilakan, Vineeth

Votes: 1,383

21. Sasneham (1990)

146 min | Comedy, Drama

Excellent drama about a couple from different caste and background facing challenges from their parents as they are about have a baby.

Director: Sathyan Anthikad | Stars: Balachandra Menon, Innocent Vareed Thekkethala, K.P.A.C. Lalitha, Meena

Votes: 70

22. Kireedam (1989)

124 min | Action, Drama

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.

Director: Sibi Malayil | Stars: Mohanlal, Thilakan, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Parvathi

Votes: 3,541

23. Salt n' Pepper (2011)

118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The story of a few foodies, whose fondness of food bonds them together.

Director: Aashiq Abu | Stars: Lal, Mythili, Asif Ali, Baburaj

Votes: 1,427

24. Ramji Rav Speaking (1989)

150 min | Comedy, Crime

Three unemployed men find answers to all their financial problems when they decide to get involved in a kidnapping scheme.

Directors: Lal, Siddique | Stars: Saikumar, Mukesh, Innocent Vareed Thekkethala, Rekha Mallick

Votes: 1,862

from whatever movie it has "inspired" from,It has something as its own. It is a comedy entertainer!!

25. Yodha (1991)

Not Rated | 142 min | Action, Drama

Karan (Sunny Deol) a lawyer crusades for truth, fairness and justice, is the son of Chandrakant (Shafi Inamdar) a journalist who uses his journalistic expertise to expose and unmask Justice... See full summary »

Director: Rahul Rawail | Stars: Sunny Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Sangeeta Bijlani, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 102


26. Shutter (2012)

133 min | Thriller

A family man (Rasheed) is locked with a prostitute in a commercial space by his friend. When the friend gets tangled in an inescapable web, unexpected events unravel over days and nights with them locked inside having no way out.

Director: Joy Mathew | Stars: Vinay Forrt, Lal, Sajitha Madathil, Riya Saira

Votes: 914

Very happy to see Joy mathew again but as a director. Sreenivasan and lal was perfect as usual. Sajitha madathil and Vinay Fortt performed well. I like this movie!!

27. Amen (I) (2013)

165 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Amen tells the story of people around an ancient Nasrani Church. The plot is set in a village, Kumarankary, where its inhabitants are always garbed in white - a motif which the film deftly ... See full summary »

Director: Lijo Jose Pellissery | Stars: Indrajith Sukumaran, Fahadh Faasil, Kalabhavan Mani, Makrand Deshpande

Votes: 2,261

I never felt it as a film in the genre magical realism. I felt it mythical. Perfect camera and visual settings,Perfect direction and co ordination. Amazingly done!!