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Witchtrap (1989) home video cover

Witchtrap (also known as The Presence) is a 1989 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Kevin S. Tenney and starring James W. Quinn, Kathleen Bailey, and Linnea Quigley. The film follows a team of parapsychologists who attempt to exorcise a haunted inn with the help of a device designed to lure in and trap evil spirits. Despite the film's title, its central villain is a warlock. Witchtrap was released direct-to-video in 1989.


Parapsychologists try to make an inn haunted by an evil witch's ghost safe for guests. The witch's ghost begins killing the crew one by one.