6 user 3 critic

The Visitors 

Návstevníci (original title)
It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed... See full summary »






Learn more

More Like This 

The Flying Cestmír (TV Mini-Series 1983)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Stars: Lukás Bech, Zaneta Fuchsová, Antonín Kala
Drama | Fantasy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Life changes dramatically for a Czech housemaid when the house driver gives her three magical hazel nuts.

Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Libuse Safránková, Pavel Trávnícek, Carola Braunbock
Pan Tau (1970–1978)
Family | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The children's series reintroduces on the screen Mister Tau the charmer, along with his double, Uncle Alfons. It is impossible to tell them apart, and the cases of their mistaken identity ... See full summary »

Stars: Otto Simánek, Frantisek Filipovský, Jirina Bohdalová
Autumn Spring (2001)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Terminal prankster Frantisek Hána refuses to grow up and take certain responsibilities, despite his wife Emilie's constant badgering to do so. Even faced with his own looming death and an ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimír Michálek
Stars: Vlastimil Brodský, Stella Zázvorková, Stanislav Zindulka
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Saxana has the enthusiasm, but lacks the right talent to become a witch. So she's kept in for 300 years - nothing unusual for a sorceress' school. Being bored, she skims through the ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek
Stars: Petra Cernocká, Jan Hrusínský, Jan Kraus
Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Jindrich Polák
Stars: Vlastimil Brodský, Jirina Bohdalová, Josef Dvorák
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A screwup angel is exiled from the Heaven down to Earth, incarnated as a beggar.

Director: Jirí Strach
Stars: Ivan Trojan, Jirí Dvorák, Zuzana Kajnarová
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Trespassing gang of boys encounter a ghost in the ruins of a castle. When they rescue the ghost who is caught in a trapset, they become allies in a fight to prevent ruins from being turned into mushroom farm by the city authorities.

Director: Oldrich Lipský
Stars: Dana Vávrová, Jirí Procházka, Jirí Sovák
Kooky (2010)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Young Ondra has asthma and so his mom throws away his favorite toy: a musty old stuffed bear named Kooky. That night Ondra dreams that Kooky is determined to find his way back home from the... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák
Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Ondrej Sverák, Jirí Machácek
Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Jindrich Polák
Stars: Otto Simánek, Dana Vávrová, Ute Christensen
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Jindrich Polák
Stars: Zaneta Fuchsová, Jirina Bohdalová, Josef Dvorák
Pupendo (2003)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A bittersweet comedy set just prior to 1984, during the era of 'practical socialism'. For political reasons, Bedrich Mára (Bolek Polívka) has had to give up teaching at Prague's Academy of ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Hrebejk
Stars: Bolek Polívka, Eva Holubová, Jaroslav Dusek


Series cast summary:
Josef Bláha ...  Jan Richard (formerly Filip) / ... 15 episodes, 1983
Josef Dvorák ...  Emil Karas / ... 15 episodes, 1983
Dagmar Patrasová ...  Emilia Fernandez / ... 15 episodes, 1983
Jirí Novotný ...  Dr. Jacques Michell / ... 15 episodes, 1983
Vladimír Brabec ...  Narrator 15 episodes, 1983
Viktor Král ...  Adam Bernau 13 episodes, 1983
Dagmar Havlová ...  Alice Bernauová 12 episodes, 1983
Eugen Jegorov ...  Karel Bernau 12 episodes, 1983
Jirí Císler ...  Hotel Director Milos / ... 9 episodes, 1983
Jitka Molavcová ...  Chambermaid Heli 9 episodes, 1983
Klára Pollertová ...  Ali Lábusová 9 episodes, 1983
Vlastimil Brodský ...  Alois Drahoslav Drchlík 8 episodes, 1983
Jirí Kodet ...  Eda Nehasil 7 episodes, 1983
Karel Kolousek Karel Kolousek 7 episodes, 1983
Jaroslav Mares ...  Guest at Pub 7 episodes, 1983


It's the year 2484 and the Earth is threatened by a rogue comet which could fatally change its orbit. The solution is surprising - Adam Bernau, the greatest genius of 20th century developed 500 years ago an ingenious formula for easy transporting of continents and even worlds. Unfortunately, he made this discovery at the age of 11 and the exercise book containing it was destroyed in the fire. But this is not a challenge to Academic Filip who decides to send an expedition back in time to retrieve the precious exercise book from the fire. But everything is not so simple as it seems... Written by Marek 14

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis





Release Date:

1983 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Visitors See more »

Filming Locations:

Pelhrimov, Czechoslovakia

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:




Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


There was a real historian named Filip and his widow claimed the series was making fun of him, despite both writer and director claiming they never knew about his existence. The widow went to court and won. The production had to change the name of the character - in the series that had already been aired. For re-runs, they did it with blunt re-dubbing of every word "Filip" with "Richard", making it very obvious. See more »


Referenced in Pevnost Boyard: Episode #2.6 (2018) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Good Czech science fiction, full of fantasy and humor
23 April 2012 | by stefano-detoniSee all my reviews

It is a wonderful example of what television can be, in the best tradition of the Czech TV series: this means fantasy, inventions, humor, good ideas; here, instead of fairy tales, we find science fiction. Director Ota Hofman and Jindrich Polak were provided with big means as for scenarios and special effects (big for that and today's time), but after all the value of their work lies not here. It is their direction itself, the good and cute actors, the rich screenplay, and the many original inventions scattered throughout the series. Everything is made more pleasant by the Czech sense of humor: this means that you are led to laughing not by someone who makes the fool of himself, by dirty jokes or by exaggerations of any kind. The humor is placed in the delicate double meaning - or absurdity - of some dialogs and situations. The main trigger of fun and laughing is the diversity between the visitors from the future and the people of 1984. Habits, conventional attitudes, laws, taboos, good manners are quiet different and often the visitors cannot help seeming strange and funny to the world of the past. Generally speaking, this is a further proof that vulgar jokes about sex are not at all necessary to make people laugh, and not the best means either. It is a good entertainment both for children and adults. Now that it is available on DVD there is the possibility of taking a chance, especially for those who were not enough lucky to see it on television (Czechoslovakians and Germans) when it was first broadcast. As in most Czech series and movies there is no political propaganda. There are only some hints to workers upheavals and protests in the Western World, but in a light way that one can forgive. The series was shot with great efforts between 1981 and 1983, and one can observe the changes in the aspect of the adult actors, and big changes in some children. Anyway, the seventies and the eighties were the best years for Czech television (and for other televisions too). Today's TV series should only blush of shame in front of this one. Furthermore, there is no sex whatsoever; though, there is some innocent erotics when the camera catches some shots of Dagmar Patrasova. In my opinion, she is one of the most beautiful women ever appeared on the screen. For male audiences it is almost impossible not to be amazed by her.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed