Bram Stoker's: To Die For is a 1988 romantic thriller directed by Deran Sarafin. In the film, Vlad Tepesh (Brendan Hughes) is an attractive, mysterious vampire who has just relocated to the Los Angeles area and would like to buy a home in the isolated Hollywood Hills area where he will not be disturbed. Kate Wooten (Sydney Walsh), a LA real estate agent, is happy to help Vlad with his request. She realizes there is something secretive about him, but she does not know he is a vampire. Quickly, the two fall helplessly in love. For Vlad, this is the first time he has ever truly fallen in love with a human. Celia Kett (Amanda Wyss), Kate's roommate, is also attracted to Vlad. When Vlad's vampire nemesis, Tom (Steve Bond), hears about Vlad's love interest, he begins to plot the revenge he has sought against his enemy for hundreds of years.