SMART -- Benicio Rides Above the Influence

2/13/2009 2:35 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
DUIs are almost a rite of passage in Hollywood -- but thankfully, an unsteady Benicio Del Toro actually talked his friend out of possibly getting one on their way out of Villa last night ... when the fellow club-goer wanted to drive home.

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