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Adam Sandler Sparkles In First Trailer For The Safdie Brothers' UNCUT GEMS

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First look at Sandler's acclaimed performance in the Safdie's latest drama.

With movies like Heaven Knows What and Good Time, brothers Josh and Benny Safdie have proved themselves the current masters of street level New York dramas. After snaring Robert Pattinson for their previous film, the Safdie's have landed Adam Sandler for Uncut Gems, casting the comic star against type as a gambling addicted jeweller who finds himself increasingly over his head. Sandler's performance has won much acclaim from those who caught the movie on the festival circuit, with talk of Oscar on many lips.

The movie also stars Lakeith Stanfield, Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel and Eric Bogosian.

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Uncut Gems is in US cinemas December 13th but we're still awaiting news of a UK/ROI release.

Check out the trailer below.

The official synopsis reads:

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.