Holes is a 2003 adventure comedy-drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same title by Louis Sachar (who also wrote the screenplay) with Shia LaBeouf as the lead role of Stanley Yelnats and also starring Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Tim Blake Nelson, Eartha Kitt, Patricia Arquette, Dulé Hill, Rick Fox, and Henry Winkler as Stanley Yelnats III.
The film was produced by Walden Media and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
Stanley Yelnats IV is a kind-hearted teenager born to an unfortunate family that has been cursed for centuries. The luckiest of the Yelnats ancestors, Stanley Yelnats I, lost his fortune when the outlaw Katherine "Kissin' Kate" Barlow stole his chest. The Yelnats blame their ancestor, Elya Yelnats, from Latvia, who was cursed after breaking a promise to Madame Zeroni to carry her up a mountain to a fortifying river in exchange for marrying Myra Menke.
Stanley's father has been trying to find the right formula to eliminate odors. One day, Stanley is falsely arrested and convicted for stealing a pair of sneakers that Clyde "Sweetfeet" Livingston, a famous baseball player, had donated to charity. Stanley decides to attend Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention camp,