• 72%
  • 421Votes


  • ReleasedApril 18, 2003
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Runtime117 minutes
  • Certification
  • GenresComedy, Drama, Family, Romance

"Some secrets are too big to keep hidden."

‘Holes’ is a 2003 film based on the novel of the same title by Louis Sachar. The story is based on a wrongfully convicted boy who is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.The film was produced by Walden Media and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie made US$ 71 million at the box office against a $20 million budget, making the film a moderate financial success. The film garnered much critical praise, receiving a 77% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The closing credits of the film feature the music of the director's brother, musician Richard "Richie" Peter Davis co-founder of the Chicago Catz cover band.

Popular reviews & shouts

The story though quite strange in the beginning played out beautifully in the end. Liked it.


Great book adaptation.