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.

Pick a time period: YTD | 1-year | 3-year | 5-year | 10-year | Since 2002
actors | The more smoking, the higher the score
in films
1John Goodman833053
Ian McKellen832063
2Bradley Cooper642044
3Rosamund Pike592124
4Hugh Jackman502030
5Terrence Howard473017
6Jon Bernthal452025
Joel Edgerton452025
7Jean Dujardin442024
8Zack Efron432023
9Richard Armitage421032
Boyd Holbrook422022
10Oprah Winfrey391114
11David Harbour371112
Harrison Ford372017
12Kirk Acevedo361026
13Scott Eastwood352015
Bill Murray352015
14Barkhad Abdi342014
Alessandro Cremona341024
Liam Neeson342014
15George Clooney332013
16Paul Anderson321022
Tom Hardy321022
Amber Heard322012
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