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 Goodman833053
John Leguizamo836023
Ian McKellen832063
2Matthew McConaughey64419
Bradley Cooper642044
3Rosamund Pike592124
4Hugh Jackman502030
5Terrence Howard473017
6Jon Bernthal452025
Joel Edgerton452025
7Jean Dujardin442024
8Richard Armitage421032
Zack Efron422022
Ryan Gosling423012
Boyd Holbrook422022
9Isla Fisher402020
10Oprah Winfrey391114
11David Harbour371112
Harrison Ford372017
Ron Perlman371027
12Kirk Acevedo361026
13Scott Eastwood352015
Anamaria Marinca352015
Bill Murray352015
Brad Pitt352015
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Film data driven by Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down!, a project of Breathe California