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
1Bill Camp574017
2John Leguizamo564016
3Nicholas Hamilton471037
Sophia Lillis471037
4Paul Anderson452025
Ryan Reynolds451035
5Bradley Cooper442024
Luke Grimes442024
6Shea Whigham412021
7Matthew McConaughey38213
Channing Tatum382018
8Ron Perlman371027
9Anthony Mackie36306
10Demian Bichir352015
Samuel L. Jackson352015
11Alessandro Cremona341024
Ryan Gosling342014
12Joel Edgerton332013
13Dave Chappelle321022
Tom Hardy321022
14James McAvoy31116
Ben Hardy311021
Allen Leech311021
Rami Malek311021
15Saoirse Ronan30115
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