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
1Ron Perlman371027
2Shea Whigham291019
3Ian Blackman28113
4Sarah Silverman26111
5John Goodman251015
Anthony Hopkins251015
6Sam Neill231013
7Jackson Beals211011
Emil Behesti211011
Johnny Depp211011
Josh Gad211011
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo211011
Luke Grimes211011
Ethan Hawke211011
Byung-hun Lee211011
Chris Pratt211011
Peter Sarsgaard211011
8Eva Green201010
9Carrie Coon19109
Tom Hanks19109
Rick Holmes19109
10Tyler Perry18108
11Divian Ladwa16106
Ben Mendelsohn16106
Gary Oldman16106
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