Editors

Film editors expertly assemble the footage shot over a period of weeks or months — along with computer-generated images — to create the final film. Working with the director to select from different takes of the same scene, an editor may be challenged to keep a cigarette in view longer or avoid showing it altogether. Who decides? Editors in these rankings have worked on at least two top-grossing films since 2002.

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editors | The more smoking, the higher the score
RankEditorScoreFilmsWith
smoking
With
brands
1Stephen Mirrione1805753
2Jeff Gourson1478761
3Michael Kahn122915110
4Paul Hirsch948841
5William Goldenberg9461060
6Jabez Olssen818540
7Ethan Coen776331
8Joel Coen767221
9Virginia Katz629852
10Martin Walsh615830
11Richard Francis-Bruce582631
12John Refoua539430
13Valerio Bonelli527440
14Jamie Selkirk511110
15Matt Villa510320
16James Herbert501530
17Camille Delamarre497330
18Pietro Scalia494522
19Jonathan Redmond478110
Jason Ballantine478310
20Hughes Winborne450630
21Chris Lebenzon4441390
22Roger Barton4411160
23Dody Dorn436531
24Maysie Hoy4251282
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