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Uncut Gems

6.8
7,307
Ratings
Year
2019
Country
United States
Director
Cast
Genre
Thriller. Drama
Synopsis
Set in the diamond district of New York City, Howard Ratner, a jewelry store owner and dealer to the rich and famous, must find a way to pay his debts when his merchandise is taken from one of his top sellers and girlfriend.
Author Review
United StatesUnited States M
Rodrigo Perez
The Playlist
"Dizzying, but engrossing and entertaining, Uncut Gems is a glorious film that showcases Adam Sandler at his finest"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Todd McCarthy
The Hollywood Reporter
"[It] emerges as real gem itself (...) Many will agree that this is Sandler’s best performance"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Peter Debruge
Variety
"Guiding Adam Sandler through his most unhinged performance yet, the Safdie brothers create a delirious, high-intensity character study"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Eric Kohn
IndieWire
"A riveting high-wire act, pairing cosmic visuals with the gritty energy of a dark psychological thriller and sudden bursts of frantic comedy"  POS
United StatesUnited States F
Manohla Dargis
The New York Times
"[It is] fun if also wearying and at times annoying. It doesn’t seem to add up to much (...) but this is just enough. It’s easier to admire than to love"  NEU
United KingdomUnited Kingdom F
Wendy Ide
Screendaily
"A jangling panic attack of a movie and a timely reminder that, when he puts his mind to it, Adam Sandler can be one of the finest actors currently working"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
K. Austin Collins
Vanity Fair
"A great [movie], for starters. (...) '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."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Josh Lewis
The Film Stage
"Sandler delivers one of his very best physical performances as Howard, making us genuinely feel every heated exasperation and crushing failure of his as he schemes and sweats his way all across New York City"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Jake Cole
Slant
"In the film, a man's individual tragedy illuminates the emptiness of the systems that define him. (...) an adrenalized cinematic realm that could only have been conceived by (...) Safdie brothers. (...) Rating: ★★★½ (out of 4)"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Tomris Laffly
rogerebert.com
"Dark, disturbing and gloriously rich on cultural details (...) with well-conceived side characters as memorable as Sandler in a demanding, career-best performance."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Johnny Oleksinski
New York Post
"The best movie of Adam Sandler’s career (...) The script is very smart, the perfect length and every single character is extremely memorable, especially the women (...) Rating: ★★★½ (out of 4)"  POS
United StatesUnited States F
Stephanie Zacharek
Time
"'Uncut Gems' is terrifically effective as you’re watching it, though its aroma (...) might not linger (...) Sandler makes it all work"  POS
United StatesUnited States F
Michelle Jaworski
The Daily Dot
"Sandler gives a captivating turn (…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Phil de Semlyen
Empire
"A monumental thriller, which vividly captures its world’s specifics and calibrates its snaky plot for maximum nail-bitability (…) Rating: ★★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Benjamin Lee
The Guardian
"Adam Sandler shines in frenetic drama (...) It’s a remarkable match-up between film-makers and actor and reaffirms the importance of that partnership (…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Lewis Knight
Mirror
"Those in its thrall are rewarded with laugh-out-loud moments, the edge of your seat tension, and a great showcase for Adam Sandler’s talents (…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Robbie Collin
Telegraph
"It is the most arrhythmia-inducingly tense film I have seen in years (…) Rating: ★★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
IrelandIreland M
Brian Lloyd
entertainment.ie
"Adam Sandler's greatest on-screen performance (...) A diamond-sharp crime thriller (…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
IrelandIreland M
Donald Clarke
Irish Times
"Idina Menzel owns the screen (...) [The directors'] encouragement to sympathise with an urban weasel of Dickensian proportions ultimately proves hard to resist (…) Rating: ★★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
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