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
1Ron Perlman371027
2Alessandro Cremona341024
3Hugh Grant29209
Shea Whigham291019
4Ian Blackman28113
Tyler Perry28208
5Sarah Silverman26111
6Viggo Mortensen25110
John Goodman251015
Anthony Hopkins251015
7Ben Kingsley23203
Sam Neill231013
8Jackson Beals211011
Emil Behesti211011
Johnny Depp211011
Josh Gad211011
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo211011
Luke Grimes211011
Ethan Hawke211011
Byung-hun Lee211011
Chris Pratt211011
Peter Sarsgaard211011
Sam Spruell211011
Ernest Wells211011
9Eva Green201010
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