Simon Birch (Ian Michael Smith) is an anonymous kid in a small town, determined to prove that he's destined for heroism and glory. Despite this, he seems to find himself constantly in trouble. His best friend Joe (Joseph Mazzello) has been raised by his single mother (Ashley Judd), and is trying to discover the identity of his father, whom he has never met. Together, the two youngsters share their good times and their problems, forming an unbreakable bond. Features a cameo by Jim Carrey.