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
1John Leguizamo836023
2Bradley Cooper642044
3Zac Efron583028
4Sophia Lillis471037
5Matthew McConaughey38213
Channing Tatum382018
6David Harbour371112
7Demian Bichir352015
Samuel L. Jackson352015
Brad Pitt352015
8Ryan Gosling342014
9Paul Anderson321022
Tom Hardy321022
10James McAvoy31116
Boyd Holbrook311021
Lola Kirke311021
Rosamund Pike311021
Charlize Theron312011
11Bill Camp302010
LilRel Howery301020
12Saoirse Ronan29114
Michael Keaton29209
R. Marcos Taylor291019
13Gil Birmingham27207
14Katey Sagal2611588
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