listing of region FREE blu-ray TITLES

MarekM

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Here is the link from avs user Hli :

http://bluray.lindsite.dk/

he is listing titles ( with help of readers ) from US playable on non region A players and European releases playable on US players...

here are titles which works..., he will be updating that list, so let's go check it...

US Produced Blu-ray titles - Region A
Blazing Saddles
Corpse Bride
House of Flying Daggers
House of Wax
Lethal Weapon
SWAT
Terminator
Terminator 2
Ultraviolet


UK (EU) Produced Blu-ray titles - Region B
SWAT
Ultraviolet

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Yes, it has indeed. And even stranger: Terminator 2 has region 1 on the cover (not A): the "old" icon. Perhaps they were still a little bit confused in the beginning.


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Marko Berg

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Thanks for the information, Marek. The Internet is a wonderful medium to publish information such as this to assist consumers in their purchase decision-making. It just shows how incredibly stupid and useless such regional restrictions are in the first place.
 

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So you mean that it's a mistake on the cover? I was unable to play my Terminator BD with my PowerDVD before applying the patch that adds region coding to PowerDVD.
 

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I honestly don't know, Sam. But "region 1" is an error for sure. Of course, it could really still be a region-A-only disc.


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MarekM

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list was updated with info that all warner titles are region free hmm

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MarekM

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there are updates on http://bluray.lindsite.dk/

plus I had a chance today to play with few titles


and here are some good news

I was able to play 2 movies I didn't expect to play on SAMSUNG BD-P1000


BLACK HAWK DOWN marked as region A
PEARL HARBOR marked as A B C

of course ICE AGE2 (A) and KOH (A) came up with message with wrong region

STARGATE (1) and UNDERWORLD2 (A) played as well....

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MarekM

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did you test Crank on european BD player ? T2 (1) is nonfirmed that it works on B region players..

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No unfortunately I don't have a region B BD player. I'm waiting for a multi-region BD player. For the moment I only buy imported region A BDs.
 

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No, actually I'm worried. We may never see a multi-region BD player because I remember reading a while back (probably from the infamous Amir) that it's illegal to make multi-region BD players contrary to DVD players. It's in the specification or something like that and so the manufacturers cannot add that functionality even hidden in their menus. This is not the case with DVDs.
 

MarekM

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hmm, so that's why is good if people will share wich title is playable in all regions


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MarekM

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it's not different version, but it will play PAL DVD R2 discs, and region B blu-ray disc

us and japan version playing R1 NTSC disc, and reaion A blu-ray discs

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Chris Dugger

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Why would these be restricted and not open region like HD-DVD?

And are their blu-ray titles available in other regions that are not available here in the usa?

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MarekM

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for blu-ray you have region A (usa and japan), B (europe) and C (i think russia and rest...)
yes hd dvd is region free so far,...... but it could also change.......

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