Watch The Best Among Amazon Prime Malayalam Movies

Malayalam Cinema or can be said Mollywood is one of the best film industries in India. Be it action series or romantic movies, they are top-notch in this industry. Malayalam cinema is a treasure full of entertaining, realistic, and heartfelt films. Here in this article, we will cover some of the best Malayalam movies on Amazon Prime.

Ayyappanum Koshiyum

  • Director: Sachy.
  • Producer: Ranjith and P.M. Sasidharan
  • Cast: Prithviraj, Biju Menon, and Gouri Nanda.
  • IMDb Rating: 8/10

Ayyappanum Koshiyum is an action thriller film from 2020. The story is about the egoistic clash between two men who meet on a forest road. Koshy, a 38-year-old retired Havildar, was arrested for his alcohol.He bragged about his former military status, defied the police, and was angry until Ayyapan Nair, a sub-inspector of Police intervened. The film's USP is the director's way of building a compelling and near-perfect artist from a minor conflict at the start.


  • Director: Aashiq Abu.
  • Produced by: Aashiq Abu and Rima Kallingal.
  • Cast: Kunchako Boban, Indrajit Sukumaran, Tovino Thomas, Parvati Tiruwotu, Revati, Asif Ali, and Poornima Indrajit.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

'Virus' is a thriller with a medical/bureaucratic/government process involving some of Malayalam's biggest film stars who come together to tell the success story of catching the terrible Nipah virus in Kerala last year.

In Virus, Director Abu's use of these lights on the big screen ensures that every movie's character is remembered. This movie takes us through the tense days of summer 2018 when deadly Nipah appeared in the neighborhoods of Malappuram and Kozhikode.

The film director also points out that in the big fight against Nipah, even the smallest act of a player can make the difference between life and death. Health professionals, ordinary citizens, and everyone involved are superstars, nothing less than the slender artists who play their fictional versions in this film.

The movie pays homage to these real-life heroes, heroines, and characters, including the victims of Nipah, many of whom contracted the disease through acts of kindness.


  • Director: Anwar Rasyid
  • Producer: Anwar Rasyid with Fahad Faasil.
  • Cast: Fahad, Nazriya Nazm, Vinayakan and more.
  • IMDb Rating: 7/10

Trance is a Malayalam psychological thriller film released in 2020. The film is about Viju Prasad, a desperate motivational speaker. The film satires on the story of the lives of spiritual leaders who preach a "higher" life, devoid of worldly pleasures. At the same time, they enjoy a soaring life full of private islands and supercars that are often missing from their legions of followers. A company hired Viju Prasad to become a priest and a kind of miracle worker. However, his live TV cascade puts all his work under the scanner.

C U Soon

  • Director: Mahesh Narayanan.
  • Producer: Nazriya Nazim and Fahadh Faasil.
  • Cast: Darshana Rajendran, Roshan Mathew, Fahadh, and more.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

C U Soon is a computer screen film released in 2020. This is one of the new malayalam movies on Amazon Prime. The film is about a software engineer living in Kerala invited by his family to search for his cousin's missing fiancé. When they find their suicide note via a video, he runs against time to find it. Jimmy works as a Client Executive at Union National Bank in the United Arab Emirates. He meets Anu through a dating app and falls in love with a shy girl.


  • Director: Khalid Rahman.
  • Producer: Krishnan Sethukumar.
  • Cast: Easwari Rao, Mammootty, Arjun Ashokan, Ranjith, Jacob Gregory, Shine Tom Chacko.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

Unda is a black comedy film released in 2019. The film tells what happens when a police unit in Kerala for electoral services reaches a Naxalite-prone area in northern India. This is more of a story than a political statement, and hence its political correctness is debatable. Mamooty plays an unbridled artist with a heart that will make you support the police in Kerala. It opens your eyes to the gap between administration, bureaucracy, and the workforce.

It opens your eyes to the fact that cops are just men with human needs, feelings, and flaws. And for all the flaws and shortcomings to remain, they also gave up a lot to get the state machine up and running.

Drishyam 2

  • Director: Jeethu Joseph.
  • Producer: Antony Perumbavoor.
  • Cast: Mohanlal, Meena, Esther Anil and Ansiba Hassan.
  • IMDb Rating: 8.6/10

Maintaining a reputation and meeting expectations can be a burden or an inspiration. Drishyam 2 is a dramatic crime thriller film released in 2021. The Drishyam sequel has one of the best thrillers in Malayalam cinema and its protagonist Georgekutty, a man whose brains are always one step ahead of the police. The story revolves around Georgekutty and his family.

Six years later, Georgekutty and his family face the consequences after believing they have escaped the perfect crime. The intensity of the final lap full of incredible twists and turns contributed greatly to the success of the first part. There's something organic about how it all comes together in the end.


  • Director: Xavier Mathukutty
  • Producer: Vineeth Srinivasan
  • Cast: Anna Ben, Noble Babu Thomas, and Lal.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Helen is a dramatic survival film released in 2019. This film focuses on the beautiful relationship of a father-daughter duo. Helen (Anna Ben) is a happy but responsible girl raised by her single father, Paul (Lal).

They are a lower-middle-class family experiencing financial and emotional difficulties after their mother's illness and death. To pay off her debts and live a quiet life, Helen wants to emigrate to Canada. She, on a disastrous day, gets stuck in the cold storage deep freezer room in the joint where she works. The story proceeds showing how she manages to escape. Having regained consciousness, Helen meets her father with a smile; the audience was also enlightened.


  • Director: Liho Jose Peliseri.
  • Producer: Rajesh George Kulangara and Aashiq Abu.
  • Cast: Kainakary Thankaraj, Vinayakan and Chemban Vinod Jose.
  • IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

This is a realistic movie that focusses on the death of Vavachan Mestiri ( played by Kainakary Thankaraj), the father of Yeshi (played by Chemban Vinod), who lives in the coastal village of Chelanam. Yeshi's wandering father returns home a few months later. In a soft and intoxicating conversation, the son promised his father a grand funeral. The father died moments later. How Yeshi, with all her financial struggles, tries to keep his promises is what the whole movie is all about.

Kumbalangi Nights

  • Director: Madhu C Narayanan.
  • Producer: Fahadh Faasil, Dileesh Pothan, Nazriya Nazim, and Sham Pushkaran.
  • Cast: Shane Nigam, Sreenath Bhasi, Soubin Shahir, Mathew Thomas, and Fahadh Faasil.
  • IMDb Rating: 8.6/10

Kumbalangi Nights is a comedy-drama (in Malayalam) released in India in 2019. The film is about four brothers Saji, Bonnie, Frankie, and Bobby, who live in the village of Kumbalangi, and how different situations experience their sibling dynamics.

The story takes time to unfold in the first act in the fishing village of Kumbalangi without feeling like a drag. The first half of the film starts as a staff, while the second half takes over the action; Great, all in all, they both worked well and gave us a movie worth watching.


  • Director: Liho Jose Peliseri.
  • Producer: O. Thomas Panicker.
  • Cast: Anthony Vargese, Sabumon Abdusamad and Chamban Vinod Jose.
  • IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Jallikattu is an action film released in 2019. It was featured in the 25 most popular Malayalam films by 'The Hindus' of this decade and is widely regarded as one of the defining films of the New Wave movement. Jallikattu was featured at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. This film is about a buffalo that was destroyed and a village trying to catch it. It is also a symbolic account of how easily social structures can collapse in the face of lower instincts and human civilization. The film was screened in the "Window to Asian Cinema" section of the 24th Busan International Film Festival.


To save you time, we have listed down some great movies for your viewing pleasure. These are some of the famous Malayalam movies on Amazon Prime. If you think we might have missed some other good movies from Mollywood, comment below and let us know. Stay tuned for updates on more upcoming malayalam movies on Amazon Prime.

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