Top 7 Uncut Gems Movie Details

While searching the internet for Uncut Gems movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

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.

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

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, 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.

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.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Uncut Gems, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Uncut Gems and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

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