Fright Night (film) High school senior Charley Brewster thinks all is going well for him, for he is running with the popular crowd and dating the hottest girl in school, but trouble arrives when an intriguing stranger, Jerry, moves in next door and Charley soon discovers that his neighbor is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone to believe him about the vampire, Charley has to find a way to get rid of the monster himself. A Touchstone/DreamWorks film. Directed by Craig Gillespie. Released on August 19, 2011. Stars Anton Yelchin (Charley Brewster), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Ed), Colin Farrell (Jerry), David Tennant (Peter Vincent), Imogen Poots (Amy), Toni Collette (mom). 106 min. Released also in 3D. A remake of a 1985 film from Columbia Pictures.