Fogg and his French manservant Passepartout face many obstacles. The boat to France is waiting for actress Sarah Bernhardt, France is in a chaotic state after the fall of Napoleon III and deadly Thuggee cult awaits in India.
Near Burma, bandits kidnap the local prince along with Fogg, Passepartout and their new companion, Princess Aouda. In Hong Kong, Fogg and Auoda lose track of Passepartout, but sneaky detective Fix joins them. Japan's next.
After finding an old friend, Fogg and Aouda, who are falling in love, head for the USA. Fogg confronts outlaw Jesse James and the Sioux raid his train. He buys a boat to England, but gets arrested by Fix. The time is pretty much up.