Best award winning movies with an idealism from Malaysia

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with an idealism from Malaysia! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with an idealism from Malaysia, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Mat Kilau (2022)

The rise of a Malay warrior named Mat Kilau and his friends against the British colonialists who came to Pahang in 1892. The greed of British officials and policies, which have imposed excessive taxes, confiscated land belonging to the Malays to reap the treasures of Pahang and disrupted the Islamic way in Pahang has caused dissatisfaction among the rulers and the Malays. The patriotic spirit of Mat Kilau and his friends who rose up against British violence had caused Captain Syers to launch an attack on Mat Kilau. Witness the heroic spirit of Mat Kilau, Tok Gajah and Mat Kilau's best friends use their wisdom to fight in the jungle against the British soldiers. Did Mat Kilau and his friends succeed in driving out the barbaric and greedy British army to reap gold and tin in Pahang?

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2022-06-23 | Action / History

Cast

Adi Putra, Fattah Amin

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    directorial touch
  2. Ranked #1 for
    unique camera angle
  3. Ranked #1 for
    atmospheric lighting

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2 Possessed (2022)

A teacher must put aside his personal traumas to rally his school in a fight for survival against a group of violent, possessed students.

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2022-09-29 | Horror / Action

Cast

Alif Satar, Ikmal Amry

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    subpar acting
  2. Ranked #10 for
    eye-catching
  3. Ranked #18 for
    cringe-worthy dialogue

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3 The Garden of Evening Mists (2019)

A woman seeking a quiet life in post-World War II British Malaya finds love and a common interest in gardening with a mysterious Japanese man.

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2019-11-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Angelica Lee, Hiroshi Abe

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #331 for
    heavy-handed
  2. Ranked #331 for
    masochistic character
  3. Ranked #369 for
    healing

Trailer

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4 Roh (2020)

Cut off from civilisation, a single mother puts her children on high alert when they bring home a young girl caked in clay. She tells of spirits and spirit hunters, but these are not mere superstitions. As more strangers show up on her doorstep, she quickly finds another reason to fear the forest.

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2020-08-06 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Farah Ahmad, Mhia Farhana

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #112 for
    suspenseful atmosphere
  2. Ranked #118 for
    Grand-Guignol
  3. Ranked #144 for
    aura of mystery

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5 Clash of Empires: The Battle for Asia (2011)

Based loosely on the 16th century historical document entitled ‘The Malay Annals’, ’The Chronicles of Merong Mahawangsa’ is an action-packed epic feature film, with mythical characters, magical moments and dazzling visual-effects sequences. Merong Mahawangsa was a descendant of Alexander the Great, a renowned naval captain and traveler who came to Asia several hundred years ago.

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2011-03-10 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Stephen Rahman Hughes, Gavin Stenhouse

Rating

rating icon 4.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    shenanigans
  2. Ranked #129 for
    Byzantine
  3. Ranked #182 for
    locking horns

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6 Crossroads: One Two Jaga (2018)

In the outskirts and back-alleys of Kuala Lumpur, several individuals with money problems struggle to get their lives straight, find their paths unexpectedly intersecting - with fatal results.

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2018-09-06 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Zahiril Adzim, Ario Bayu

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #479 for
    desaturated
  2. Ranked #513 for
    showing underbelly
  3. Ranked #623 for
    requiring a second watch

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7 Air Force The Movie: Danger Close (2022)

The movie follows the story of a PASKAU team led by Captain Adib and his mentor, Major Adnan, tasked with protecting humanitarians serving in war torn country, Namburi. On their return home, their plane gets unexpectedly shot down by local militants. Nine of the passengers managed to make their jump before the plane crashes. Back in Malaysia, upon discovery of the news, the air force makes preparation for rescue. Adib`s brother in-law, Zafran, a grounded SUKHOI pilot, fights for the opportunity to save them. The air force deploys help and the survivors make their final run to salvation.

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2022-08-25 | Action / War

Cast

Aiman Hakim Ridza, Carmen Soo

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #313 for
    stone-faced cast
  2. Ranked #353 for
    with mercenaries
  3. Ranked #355 for
    plenty of action

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8 Mukhsin (2007)

A twelve-year-old Malaysian boy's friendship with a sharp-tongued, assertive little girl moves awkwardly and wistfully into first love in this gently comic prequel to Yasmin Ahmad's "Sepet" and "Gubra."

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2007-03-08 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Syafie Naswip, Sharifah Aryana

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #225 for
    punching bag
  2. Ranked #389 for
    bossy
  3. Ranked #407 for
    bad aftertaste

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Mukhsin trailer
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9 Three Adventures of Brooke (2019)

Xingxi travels alone to Alor Setar, a town in Northern Malaysia. As a consequence of a blown tire, she experiences three variant adventures. She introduces herself to people using different identities with mysterious secrets. In return, what the journey brings her is thoroughly unexpected. In the first adventure, Brooke is a traveler; in the second adventure, Brooke is an anthropologist; in the third, Brooke is a divorcée. She is a disheartened woman who comes across a French writer named Pierre. The two lonely travelers become instant friends. Their age gap enables them to have their respective insights into life and death. Meanwhile, it is not until the enigmatic side of Alor Setar begins to unfold that Brooke tells Pierre the true reason why she has come. They seek to understand the interaction between love and life. As the story comes to an end, mother nature shows her beauty with the magical Blue Tears phenomenon on prominent display.

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2019-03-28 | Adventure / Fantasy

Cast

Xu Fang Yi, Pascal Greggory

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #102 for
    fairytale-like
  2. Ranked #289 for
    cautionary tale
  3. Ranked #344 for
    chirpy

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10 Gubra (2006)

Seven years after Jason, Orked is now married to a much older guy, Arif. Everything seems ideal in their marriage at first glance. One fateful morning, Orked is awakened by a distressing phone call from Mak Inom with news that Pak Atan has become catatonic due to diabetic complications.After some chaos, they take Pak Atan to the hospital. There, Orked bumps into Alan, Jason’s elder brother. His father, Pa has also been hospitalized. As the film develops, we witness the friendship between Alan and Orked flourish, to Arif’s apprehension. Perhaps because for Orked, Alan is a link to her first love.

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2006-04-06 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Sharifah Amani, Adlin Aman Ramlie

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3489 for
    po-faced
  2. Ranked #4175 for
    downward spiral
  3. Ranked #4387 for
    with marital problems

Trailer

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