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
7Clifford Smith18108
8John Lithgow16106
Park So-dam16106
9Eric Bogosian15105
Dante Brown15105
Judd Hirsch15105
McKaley Miller15105
Gianni Paolo15105
Adam Sandler15105
Bokeem Woodbine15105
10Laura Dern13103
Michael Eklud13103
Josh Lawson13103
Elyse Levesque13103
Andie MacDowell13103
Archie Madekwe13103
Ewan McGregor13103
Mark O'Brien13103
Will Poulter13103
Seth Rogan13103
Charlize Theron13103
Samara Weaving13103
11Mike Colter12102
Hugh Dancy12102
Ian McKellan12102
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