• Uncut Gems (2019)

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Uncut Gems

Release Date: December 13th, 2019

DVD Release Date: March 10th, 2020

R |2 hr 15 min

Plot Summary

From acclaimed filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie comes an electrifying crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides, in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

Cast: Adam Sandler, Idina Menzel, Lakeith Stanfield, Eric Bogosian, Judd Hirsch, The Weeknd, Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett

Director: Benny Safdie , Josh Safdie

Genres: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Production Co: Elara Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions, Sikelia Productions

Distributors: A24

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The Safdies and the cast go deep enough here to make the film a genuinely human one. show more

  • 90
    Steve PondTheWrap

    At close to two and a half hours, Uncut Gems is a wild and long ride that refuses to let either the characters or the audience relax. But hey, you don’t go to a Safdie Brothers movie to relax — you go to let them take you on a hell of a ride. Or is it a ride to hell? With these guys, it can sometimes be hard to tell the difference. show more

  • 95
    K. Austin CollinsVanity Fair

    Uncut Gems is a movie that lives in the gut, where shit makes a name for itself, where anxiety, folly, and instinct are borne out without morality or restriction. show more

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