Family film in which an adolescent boy learns the importance of being careful what he wishes for. Simon (Matt Koruba) is the cleverest kid in his school - but he's also the loneliest: none of the other kids will talk to him. When he finds a mysterious lamp that a local professor has brought back from an archeological dig abroad, Simon is astonished to find a magical Genie inside it. At first, the Genie is nothing but trouble, but over time Simon warms to him. Will having his own personal Genie help Simon make friends and find happiness?