Holes [P&S] [DVD] [2003]

  • SKU: 5730033
  • Release Date: 09/23/2003
  • Rating: PG
Andrew Davis' surprise hit family film Holes makes its way to DVD for the first time with this release. The film is presented in a full-screen transfer that has been formatted to fit a standard television screen (a widescreen edition with the same features was released simultaneously) and features an English Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack and dubbed French and Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 soundtracks. The bonus features include a gag reel, deleted scenes, a music video, a making-of featurette, and two feature-length audio commentary tracks, one by cast members Shia LaBeouf, Khleo Thomas, Jake M. Smith, and Max Kasch, and another by director Davis and screenwriter Louis Sachar.
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Overall Customer Rating:
95% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (16 out of 17)

Special Features


  • Gag reel
  • Six deleted scenes
  • Cast commentary with Shia LaBeouf, Khleo Thomas, Jake M. Smith and Max Kasch
  • "Dig It" music video performed by the cast
  • "On the set with Louis Sachar"
  • "The Making of Holes" featurette
  • Filmmakers' commentary with director Andrew Davis and author/screenwriter Louis Sachar
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis


Holes
A boy being punished for a crime he didn't commit learns there's more going on at a juvenile correctional facility than meets the eye in this comedy drama. Stanley Yelnats IV (Shia LaBeouf) is a teenager who has been told all his life that the men in the Yelnats family are cursed, thanks to a false promise his great, great grandfather made to a fortune teller. Given his frequent bad luck, and that which follows his father (Henry Winkler), Stanley has no trouble believing this. Stanley's bad luck hits a new low when a pair of sneakers literally falls out of the sky on him -- and turn out to be stolen. A judge sentences Stanley to a stay at Camp Green Lake, a juvenile correctional facility stuck in the middle of the desert, where he finds himself sharing a tent with a gang of misfits, including ringleader X-Ray (Brenden Jefferson), pushy Squid (Jake M. Smith), small but wiry Zero (Khleo Thomas), tough and stinky Armpit (Byron Cotton), paranoid ZigZag (Max Kasch), and thief-in-training Magnet (Miguel Castro). The Warden of Camp Green Lake (Sigourney Weaver) has her own ideas about rehabilitation, which consist of having the boys spend their days digging holes five feet deep under the desert sun. While well-mannered counselor Pendanski (Tim Blake Nelson) tries to help the boys however he can, Mr. Sir (Jon Voight), The Warden's right hand man, is a heartless creep who enjoys making Stanley and his friends suffer. Before long, Stanley wonders if there's a good reason why the Warden seems so curious about what (if anything) the boys find during their digging, and in time he suspects there's something they haven't been told which might be connected to the Yelnats family curse. Holes was based on the award-winning book for young people by Louis Sachar, who also wrote the film's screenplay. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • Sigourney Weaver
    Sigourney Weaver - The Warden
  • Jon Voight
    Jon Voight - Mr. Sir
  • Patricia Arquette
    Patricia Arquette - Kissin' Kate Barlow
  • Tim Blake Nelson
    Tim Blake Nelson - Dr. Pendanski
  • Shia LaBeouf
    Shia LaBeouf - Stanley Yelnats



Customer rating

4.5
95%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A Good Movie

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    LinkinPark2

    This film is great for all ages, and is one of the few movies that does justice to the book (aka, it doesn't strip the book down into something much lower). Although the acting hired for this film isn't made out of top names, the acting is suprisingly holds integrity to the characters of the plot. The setting is realistic and as I imagined when reading the novel.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Family movie

    Posted
    Tamm
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    Kid gets accused of a crime he doesn't commit and gets sent to a boys detention camp for punishment. This is when the adventure begins he soon discovers a mystery from the past and a fortune to be found.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Book

    Posted
    vadad
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    My daughter's class read this book, and she wanted to buy the movie immediately. She loves the movie!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A book that came to life!

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    ChuckTheCougar
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    This is one of my all-time favorite books. Disney did it again and brought it to life and it is a pretty accurate adaptation. Very fun!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great quality

    Posted
    Samantha
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    Good quality fast shipmentTrustworthy company. Would highly recommend to anyone

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A good movie

    Posted
    VegasJarrod
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    Kids really enjoyed it. It had some funny moments and was good overall.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Boring

    Posted
    Mark73
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    Not very entertaining. Boring until the end of the movie.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing

    Posted
    JZholes

    It might have been the best movie ever made. Extremely fun movie to watch over and over again everyday.

    I would recommend this to a friend




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