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Benvolio Montague from Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Benvolio is a character in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, a 1996 film adapted from Shakespeare’s play. This adaptation reworks the Montagues and Capulets as rival business empires, replacing swords with guns. Benvolio is Romeo’s cousin and closest friend. While affiliated with the Montagues, he tries to make peace between the enemies, but he is unsuccessful. Dash Mihok takes on this reimagined role.