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
1Sophia Lillis471037
2John Leguizamo443014
Ryan Reynolds441034
3Matthew McConaughey38213
4Ryan Gosling342014
5James McAvoy31116
6Saoirse Ronan30115
LilRel Howery301020
7Zac Efron29209
8Bill Camp28208
9Gil Birmingham27207
10Katey Sagal2611588
Michael Shannon26206
11Jason Mitchell24204
12Luke Grimes231013
13Kate Cook221012
Eiza González221012
Simon McBurney221012
Frances O'Connor221012
Sidney Sewell221012
Kevin Spacey221012
Emily Tasker221012
14Channing Tatum211011
15Katia Bokor201010
Vadim Kroll201010
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