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
1John Leguizamo564016
2Nicholas Hamilton471037
Sophia Lillis471037
3Bill Camp463016
4Paul Anderson452025
Ryan Reynolds451035
5Bradley Cooper442024
6Matthew McConaughey38213
Channing Tatum382018
7Demian Bichir352015
Samuel L. Jackson352015
8Ryan Gosling342014
9Joel Edgerton332013
10Dave Chappelle321022
Tom Hardy321022
11James McAvoy31116
12Saoirse Ronan30115
LilRel Howery301020
13Zac Efron29209
R. Marcos Taylor291019
14Gil Birmingham27207
15Katey Sagal2611588
Christian Bale26206
Michael Shannon26206
16Olivia Cooke2511446
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