Buffy,(Kristy Swanson) a high school cheerleader, gets a visit by a stranger, Donald Sutherland, who tells Buffy, that she is destined to be a vampire slayer. So, Sutherland teaches Buffy the art of vampire slaying. In the mean time, Buffy meats a boy at school, (Luke Perry)who falls for Buffy, just in time for the bad guy Lothos, (Rutger Hauer) to show up and start wrecking havoc at the high school. Lothos starts being a pest, by sending vampires to kill Buffy, played by Paul aka (Pee-Wee Herman) Reubens. Also one of the students is a young Hilary Swank (The Core).