Tom Sawyer would rather have fun than go to school. He is mischievous and irresponsible and a menace to his Aunt Polly - although he usually manages to charm his way out of trouble. With his friend Huckleberry Finn he runs wild with a band of boy pirates on the Mississippi, learns to smoke, explores a haunted house and even discovers buried treasure. But, after a midnight visit to a graveyard, they become caught up in dangerous adventures that they could never have imagined . . .