A case of mistaken identity sends an amateur archeologist on an incredible journey in this animated adventure for the entire family. As a young boy, Tad always dreamt he'd grow up to be just like his here - famed archeologist Max Mordon. Years later, however, Tad is just your typical construction worker. But he still longs for adventure, so when he's mistaken for a famous professor he boards a plane bound for Peru and prepares to seek out the Lost City of Paititi along with Professor Lavrof and his daughter Sara. Later, upon learning that Sara is engaged to Max Mordon, and that Mordon is secretly working with the dubious Odysseus Corporation, the time comes for Tad to save the day, and embrace his destiny as a true adventurer.