Movies and TV shows set in malaysia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in malaysia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, exciting and captivating films and TV shows about / with revenge, danger, escapades, chase, murder, violence, death, heroes, vengeance and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in Malaysia, USA, Singapore and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as malaysia: Return to Paradise (1998), Rampage (1963), Mantera (2012), Claypot Curry Killers (2011), Kabali (2016), The Intended (2002), Already Famous (2011), The Big Heat (1988), The Apocalypse Code (2007), Entrapment (1999).

List of movies set in malaysia

Return to Paradise (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis, Sheriff and Tony are three friends vacationing in Malaysia. Sheriff and Tony eventually leave to pursue careers in New York, but Lewis stays behind to work with orangutans. Two years later, Sheriff and Tony learn that, because of their past ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, death sentence, hanging, smuggling, tourist, moral dilemma, legal, journalism, dishonesty, crime and punishment, injustice, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: malaysia, new york, usa, asia, southeast asia ...
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 5.5
 696
Rampage (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A German zoo hires two hunters to catch a rare breed of panther in Malaysia. The girlfriend of one of the hunters accompanies them on their hunt.
Style: serious
Plot: jungle, love triangle, zoo, couples, animal life, escapades, dangerous animal, adventure, infidelity, hunting, animal attack, cat ...
Time: 60s
Place: malaysia, asia, west germany, germany
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 2.8
 449
Mantera (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Syria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: About a boy, Azman who stumbles upon a nano-tech glove which can transform his motorbike into body armor. The technology was designed by Dr.Natasya Irina Pushkin, a scientist at the Western Tech. Corporation. However, when she realizes that her ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, battles, robot vs. robot, chaos, rivalry, heroes, youth, escapades, young heroes, robot, school, robotics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: malaysia
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Claypot Curry Killers (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mrs. Chew and her three daughters run a small but flourishing restaurant. Most of the customers come for the house specialty: Homemade Curry - cooked from an old family recipe. Nobody suspects that the special ingredient that turns Mrs Chew's ...
Style: suspense, scary, unusual plot structure, bleak
Plot: cannibal, restaurant, disguise, family relations, young woman, psychopath, escapades, brutality, woman in danger, murder, killing spree, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: malaysia
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 6.2
 13K
Kabali (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A gangster in Malaysia goes in search of his family after 25 years of imprisonment.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: oppression, revenge, murder, attempted murder, gangsters, released from prison, frame up, husband wife relationship, husband wife reunion, betrayal, ex convict, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: malaysia
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 5.8
 368
The Intended (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A period drama/thriller about a surveyor and his fiancée who arrive in a remote Malaysian trading post and encounter a closed-fisted ivory trader and her ill-meaning family.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crimes of passion, village, culture clash, dysfunctional family, greed, mother son relationship, older woman younger man relationship, confined, misfit ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: malaysia, asia
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Already Famous (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about a girl from a small town in Malaysia who dreams of becoming a star in neighboring Singapore...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: tv show, ambition, follow your dream, desire for fame, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, celebrity culture, showbiz, hopes, media, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malaysia, singapore, asia
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 7.0
 683
The Big Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop (Waise Lee) is losing the control of his right hand and cannot pull the trigger on time anymore. Before any accident happens, he decides to resign. Meanwhile his friend and informer is brutally murdered in Malaysia. Before leaving the force, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chaos and mayhem, wrongfully committed, wooing, vengeance, working undercover, police corruption, police detective, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: malaysia, hong kong, asia
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The Apocalypse Code (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Terrorist Jaffad Ben Zayidi steals four nuclear bombs from a sunken American submarine and hides them in four major cities throughout the world. The charges can be activated by an 11-digit code. Zayidi dies and his accomplice, nicknamed "The ...
Style: exciting, captivating, futuristic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, rivalry, russian, spy, heroine, one man army, vengeance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, italy, norway, malaysia, paris france ...
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 6.3
 115K
Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, heist, burglar, master criminal, art theft, partners, art thief, sexual tension, undercover, working undercover, perfect crime, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, malaysia, manhattan new york city, new york, asia ...
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 6.8
 3K
Paskal (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true events of Lieutenant Commander Arman Anwar of PASKAL, an elite unit in the Royal Malaysian Navy, and his team's mission to rescue the MV Bunga Laurel, a tanker which was hijacked by Somalian Pirates in 2011.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: swat team, trap, pirate, piracy, terrorist, assault, military, rescue mission, military service, soldier, rescue, mission ...
Place: malaysia, indonesia, africa
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 5.4
 59K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, terrorism, terrorist, terrorist plot, computer, conspiracy, technology, computers and web, race against time, special agents, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, chicago illinois, usa, asia ...
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The Garden of Evening Mists (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Malaysia, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 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.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: dream, war criminal, male female relationship, war, life is a bitch, gardener, female protagonist, post war, secret, teacher student relationship, gardening, fight for supremacy ...
Time: post world war two
Place: malaysia
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 6.1
 2K
Munafik 2 (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ustaz Adam has to help a friend whose village is corrupted by a group of misguided religionists lead by a sinister sorcerer. To make matter worse, Adam himself is also being mysteriously haunted by evil apparitions that keeps disturbing him from ...
Style: psychotronic, bleak, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: woman, ghost, supernatural power, peril, exorcism, mission, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, evil, murder, paranormal investigation, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: malaysia
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 5.7
 74
The Noise (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Le Ren who moves into an old house located at suburbs with his girlfriend, Ming Ming. They think their new home would bring them serenity and they could start a happy life in there. However, Le Ren is not aware that this house would one day becomes ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: ghost, death, priest, past, ghost child, spirit, chase, violence, murder, good versus evil, revenge, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: malaysia
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3 Doors of Horrors (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: 3 horror shorts from Malaysia I Miss You Two: School life is one of the most interesting moments in a lifetime. Some people, some things, will forever be carved in one’s memory. Floating Sun: The novelist, Fiona Lim, is writing a true story of a ...
Style: macabre, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, darkness, escape attempt, dead girl, corpse, student, revenge, vengeance, death, violence, murder, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: malaysia
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 7.3
 7K
Billa (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The intertwined stories of an international Don in Malaysia, David Billa, chased by the cops, an Indian police officer, a woman who wants to avenge the death of her brother, and a lowly thief, Velu who shares with Billa, an unusual connection.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, disorder, master criminal, hidden identity, criminal heroes, undercover, dishonesty, switching roles, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malaysia, asia
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 6.4
 904
The 7th Dawn (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Political and personal intrigues surround a group of characters in Malaya, after the close of the Second World War.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: world war two, battles, psychopath, friends, buddies, war, daring rescue, a.i., terrorism, heroes, starting over, escapades ...
Place: asia, russia, malaysia
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 6.4
 131
Bugis Street (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It’s monsoon season in Singapore. Bugis Street, the epicentre of multisexual nightlife and unchained libido, is where a band of hedonistic, transidentical poeple has taken root at wacky love hotel SinSin.
Style: serious, erotic, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, transsexual, transvestism, master and servant, gays and lesbians, gender, youth, sexual content, power relations, innocence lost, gender bending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: singapore, asia, malaysia
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Don 2: The Chase Continues (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India, Germany
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 2006, with the ever looming dangers of the underworld in Malaysia, Don broke the morale of his associates by infiltrating the gang with an alias and taking advantage of the enmity of Singhania & Vardhaan. He rose to become the undisputed King ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, confined, chase, heroes, interpol, policewoman, escapades, flirting, slick, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: malaysia, india, europe, asia, berlin germany
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Clash of Empires (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, heroes, battles, martial arts, state affairs, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, destiny, heroic mission, hopes, adventure ...
Place: asia, china, malaysia, arabia
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The Little Nyonya (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the 1930s, the drama spans across several generations of a wealthy Straits-born Chinese family in Malacca, and revolves around the feuds surrounding it. Yue Niang, a strong-willed Nyonya refuses to be consigned to her lowborn status in life ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: immigrants, chinese immigrant, social problems, biracial, cultural difference, racial issues, social differences, illegal immigration, society, social relations, racial prejudice, race issues ...
Place: malaysia
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Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, intense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, drug lord, undercover, heroes, kung fu, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, undercover cop, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
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 6.6
 464K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, super powers, alien monster, tough guy, super villain, alien, alien life-form, experiment gone awry, mutation, good versus evil, humanity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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 4.8
 36
Hospital (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Village girl named Amira went to the city to find work. He then started working as a nurse in a hospital. When he worked, he began to be haunted by whispers of a mysterious woman. He started looking for answers and found that a woman needed her help.
Plot: medical, nurse, hospital, blood, nurse uniform, nurse hat
Place: malaysia
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 5.1
 75
Love Matters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Singapore
Story: "Love Matters" is a movie revolving around three main protagonists - 52-year-old Tan Bo Seng, his 17-year-old teenage son Benny and 36-year-old Jeremy, Bo Seng's 'adopted' brother - and their accidental journey in seeking ...
Plot: teacher, husband wife relationship, revenge, father son relationship, school, womanizer, puberty, teenage boy, hospital, dysfunctional marriage, cell phone, youtube ...
Place: malaysia
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 7.3
 380
Mukhsin (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 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".
Plot: friend, bicycle, cat, first love, kite, children, soccer match, female director
Place: malaysia
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The Wedding Game (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Malaysia, Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A black comedy centered on a recently engaged celebrity couple and the fans who have been following every stage of their romance.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: celebrity, paparazzi, showbiz, party, marriage proposal, manager, beach, private vs public, couple relations, chinese woman, tv show, bus ...
Place: singapore, malaysia
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 5.1
 53
1965 (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Singapore
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller that tells the engaging and touching stories of immigrants and natives during the time leading up to the independence of Singapore. The protagonists were a part of history in the making; they become the pioneer generation who ...
Plot: wedding, dead child, police officer, pregnant woman, immigrants, chinese new year, funeral, politics, chinese, television, prime minister, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 60s, year 1965
Place: malaysia, asia, singapore
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 6.5
 6K
Hellfighters (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The adventures of oil well fire specialist Chance Buckman (based on real-life Red Adair), who extinguishes massive fires in oil fields around the world.
Style: sentimental, serious, exciting, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, oil, heroes, family relations, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, love interest, heroic mission, disaster, terrorism, oil well ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, venezuela, malaysia ...
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