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
1Nicholas Hamilton471037
Sophia Lillis471037
2Ryan Reynolds451035
3Shea Whigham412021
4Dave Chappelle321022
Bradley Cooper321022
5James McAvoy31116
Ben Hardy311021
Allen Leech311021
Rami Malek311021
6Saoirse Ronan30115
LilRel Howery301020
7Viggo Mortensen29114
8Bill Camp28208
Adam Driver28208
9Claire Foy27207
10Matthew McConaughey2611806
Sarah Silverman26111
Christian Bale26206
Will Ferrell26206
11Olivia Cooke2511446
John Goodman251015
Anthony Hopkins251015
12Steve Carell24204
Jason Mitchell24204
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