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Movie heaven: Anthony Quinn's 100 Best Films, Day 4, 40-21

The Independent's film critic selects his favourite films ever made: 40-21 - from Blue Velvet to The Big Sleep

Fed up with formulaic "blockbusters" and overhyped cinematic turkeys? Today and for the next four days, Anthony Quinn selects 100 timeless movie classics that never disappoint. And, to help you enjoy them, the series culminates with the offer of a month’s free DVD hire for every reader (see below).

Click on the image to see 40-21 in our countdown of 100 Best Films

Click here to see 60-41 in our countdown.

Click here to see 100-81 in our countdown.

Click here to see 80-61 in our countdown.

Click here to read Anthony Quinn's introduction to the list.