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
2Shea Whigham291019
3Sarah Silverman26111
4John Goodman251015
Anthony Hopkins251015
5Sam Neill231013
6Johnny Depp211011
Josh Gad211011
7Carrie Coon19109
Jeff Fahey19109
Tom Hanks19109
Mike Hatton19109
Rick Holmes19109
Anthony Mangano19109
8Tyler Perry18108
9Ben Mendelsohn16106
Logan Miller16106
Gary Oldman16106
Yorick van Wageningen16106
10Claire Foy15105
Ciarán Hinds15105
Anamaria Marinca15105
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