Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (Disney Channel Original Movie)

“Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire” is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in 2000. It is a family-friendly comedy-horror film directed by Steve Boyum. The movie follows two children, Adam and Chelsea Hansen, who discover that their single mother, Lynette, has a date with a mysterious man named Dimitri Denatos.

Adam, played by Matt O’Leary, is the older brother and a horror movie enthusiast, while Chelsea, played by Laura Vandervoort, is the younger sister and more level-headed. When their mother announces her date with Dimitri, the kids become suspicious of his intentions, especially after they overhear him talking about his plans to have their mom for eternity.

Adam becomes convinced that Dimitri is a vampire, and to prove his theory, he enlists the help of his friend, a horror movie fan named Duffy. Together, they gather evidence and plan to stop Dimitri from turning their mom into a vampire.

Meanwhile, Chelsea is more skeptical of her brother’s theory but decides to support him to protect their mother. As the story unfolds, the kids find themselves in various comedic and suspenseful situations as they attempt to thwart Dimitri’s plans and save their mom.

The movie blends humor, adventure, and mild horror elements suitable for a family audience. It portrays the classic theme of kids taking matters into their own hands to protect their loved ones, showcasing the strength of sibling bonds and determination to face their fears.

“Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire” offers lighthearted entertainment with a mix of spooky moments and funny antics. It is a fun-filled movie that keeps viewers engaged with its adventurous plot and heartwarming messages about family, trust, and the power of teamwork.

The film has become a beloved Disney Channel classic, appealing to both kids and parents with its Halloween-themed storyline and memorable characters. It remains a popular choice for family movie nights, providing a delightful blend of comedy and mild scares that capture the spirit of the Halloween season.

Additional Details

  • Movie Studio:
  • Year Released: 2000
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Movie Platform: Disney Channel Original Movie
  • IMDB Link


  • Caroline Rhea: Lynette Hansen
  • Matt O’Leary: Adam Hansen
  • Robert Carradine: Malachi Van Helsing
  • Laura Vandervoort: Chelsea Hansen
  • Myles Jeffrey: Taylor Hansen
  • Charles Shaughnessy: Dimitri Denatos
  • Jake Epstein: Duffy
  • J. Adam Brown: “Boomer”


  • Director: Steve Boyum
  • Producer: Don Schain, Michael J Nathanson, Clifford Alsberg and Bettina Viviano

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