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 Kahn9531390
4Paul Hirsch948841
5William Goldenberg9461060
6Jabez Olssen818540
7Ethan Coen776331
8Joel Coen767221
9Virginia Katz629852
10Martin Walsh613730
11Richard Francis-Bruce582631
12John Refoua538330
13Jamie Selkirk511110
14James Herbert501530
15Camille Delamarre497330
16Pietro Scalia494422
17Matt Villa478210
Jonathan Redmond478110
Jason Ballantine478310
18Chris Lebenzon4441290
19Hughes Winborne440630
Roger Barton4401060
20Dody Dorn436531
21Maysie Hoy4251282
22Michael McCusker412531
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Film data driven by Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down!, a project of Breathe California