Editors

Film editors expertly assemble the footage shot over a period of weeks or months — along with computer-generated images — to create the final film. Working with the director to select from different takes of the same scene, an editor may be challenged to keep a cigarette in view longer or avoid showing it altogether. Who decides? Editors in these rankings have worked on at least two top-grossing films since 2002.

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editors | The more smoking, the higher the score
RankEditorScoreFilmsWith
smoking
With
brands
1Neil Smith58110
Billy Rich58110
2David Coulson49110
3Richard Pearson28110
4Jim Page14110
Vince Filippone14110
5Vance Null11110
6Luke Franco Ciarrocchi8110
Ken Blackwell8110
7Jeremiah O'Driscoll5110
Steve Mirkovich5110
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Film data driven by Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down!, a project of Breathe California