Top 7 Uncut Gems Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Uncut Gems facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Uncut Gems film message.

Howard books Julia on a BLADE helicopter. The movie was set in 2012 but BLADE didn't exist as a company until 2014.
Howard books Julia on a BLADE helicopter. The movie was set in 2012 but BLADE didn't exist as a company until 2014.
Demany briefly introduces Howard to rapper Trinidad James at a club. James blew up in the mainstream with his 2012 hit "All Gold Everything", the same year that the movie takes place.
Demany briefly introduces Howard to rapper Trinidad James at a club. James blew up in the mainstream with his 2012 hit "All Gold Everything", the same year that the movie takes place.

Uncut Gems Trivia

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  1. Has almost the same length (135 min.) as the average profesional NBA game, one of which is a key element of the film

Uncut Gems Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Before the scene where Howard sells the opal to KG, he agrees to sell it for $175,000. During the scene itself KG subtly tells Howard it's $165,000 and when the casino counts the money in the bag it was actually $155,000. This can't be a coincidence in a movie about scamming.
    Before the scene where Howard sells the opal to KG, he agrees to sell it for $175,000. During the scene itself KG subtly tells Howard it's $165,000 and when the casino counts the money in the bag it was actually $155,000. This can't be a coincidence in a movie about scamming.
  • 1 - The track "Windows" is an homage to Kaneda's theme from Akira. The film's composer, Daniel Lopatin, confirms the similarity. In 2014, he performed a live score for Magnetic Rose, another film by Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo.
    The track "Windows" is an homage to Kaneda's theme from Akira. The film's composer, Daniel Lopatin, confirms the similarity. In 2014, he performed a live score for Magnetic Rose, another film by Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo.

Uncut Gems Hidden Details

Adam Sandler's eyes shrink after he delivers his line

Uncut Gems poster
Uncut Gems poster

Uncut Gems Plot

With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Uncut Gems. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Benny Safdie
Production A24
Stars Mesfin Lamengo, Sun Zhi Hua-Hilton, Liang Wei-Hui-Duncan, Sunny Wu Jin Zahao
IMDB score 7.5