The Stories That Inspired Adam Sandler's Character in Uncut Gems
popsugar Stacey Nguyen
2019-12-27 22:00:07

Adam Sandler is already getting critical acclaim and Oscar buzz for his Uncut Gems role as Howard Ratner, a Furby-flaunting Manhattanite jeweler with a gambling addiction. This part is certainly one of his rare departures from comedy (think Punch-Drunk Love or The Meyerowitz Stories), but is it based on a true story? Well, kind of.

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