Why is the ending of uncut gems so bad?

What happened to Adam Sandler at the end of Uncut Gems?

The film ends with Phil killing both Howard and Arno, before looting Howard’s jewelry store. Sandler stopped by NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, where he defended the ending of Uncut Gems.

Did Julia really love Howard?

Julia remains by Howard’s side until the very end, comforting him with sex at his lowest moments. It is testament to her unconditional love for him, but it is also something of a male wet dream.

Was Howard Ratner a real person?

Howard Ratner, though loosely based on stories from directors Josh and Benny Safdie’s own father—who worked as a runner in the diamond district—is fictional. The rare black opal from the Welo mine in Africa is fictional.

How much money did Howard owe in uncut gems?

Howard Ratner is constantly looking for ways to multiply his money even if it could be risky. This leads him racking up a debt of $100,000 to a moneylender named Arno. His latest big bet is on a rare black opal from Ethiopia that is delivered to him at the start of the film.

Why did Howard pawn the ring?

When he needs to get the opal back from Garnett, Howard is willing to pawn his Knicks ring in order to get the Celtics ring back, but he never makes any such swap for the Michael Jackson crucifix.

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How much is Adam Sandler worth?

Sandler’s films from the past 30 years have brought in $10 billion in the box office, according to TheThings. During that time, he has starred in more than 50 major films, earning at least $20 million per project for more than 20 of them, giving him a net worth of $420 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.