Street urchin Aladdin and his pet monkey Abu run amok on the streets of Agrabah. He falls in love with beautiful Princess Jasmine, who resents the rules imposed by her father, The Sultan. She yearns to break free and stand on her own two feet. The Sultan’s chief adviser, Jafar, is plotting to seize power with his macaw Iago. He hopes to rule Agrabah by claiming a magic lamp, which lies deep within an enchanted cave. Jafar dispatches Aladdin into the bowels of the earth to steal the trinket.