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
1Matthew McConaughey47312
Nicholas Hamilton471037
Sophia Lillis471037
2Ryan Reynolds451035
3Shea Whigham412021
4Jonathan Majors36306
5Viggo Mortensen34119
Dave Chappelle341024
Bradley Cooper341024
Ben Hardy341024
Allen Leech341024
Rami Malek341024
6James McAvoy31116
7Saoirse Ronan30115
LilRel Howery301020
8Christian Bale29209
Charlize Theron29209
9Bill Camp28208
Adam Driver28208
10Claire Foy27207
Sam Rockwell27207
11Sarah Silverman26111
Steve Carell26206
Will Ferrell26206
Bryce Dallas Howard26206
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