Whether they’re today’s super-stars with clout or character players with decades of experience, actors are not improvising the film you’re watching. They follow the script and the director’s intent. For almost any other actor, even a few days’ work on a big budget film is a career highlight. They smoke only if they’re told to smoke. Actors in these rankings worked on at least two top-grossing films since 2002.

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actors | The more smoking, the higher the score
in films
1Viggo Mortensen34119
Ben Hardy341024
Allen Leech341024
Rami Malek341024
2Dennis Quaid302010
3Shea Whigham291019
4Daniel Craig281018
Jamie Lee Curtis281018
Woody Harrelson28208
Katherine Langford281018
Michael Shannon281018
5Sarah Silverman26111
6John Goodman251015
Anthony Hopkins251015
7Corrado Invernizzi231013
Sam Neill231013
8Tracy Letts221012
9Johnny Depp211011
Josh Gad211011
10Carrie Coon19109
Jeff Fahey19109
Tom Hanks19109
Mike Hatton19109
Rick Holmes19109
Anthony Mangano19109
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