This page contains links and information I have found useful. Naturally, this is only a small subset of all the information available on WWW. If you find this useful, or know of a link/site that might be useful, let me know by sending me e-mail.
I have tried to include information about region one (R1) and region two (R2) DVD discs. Discs that work in all regions (R0) are not mentioned separately, but are implicitly included whenever either region is mentioned.
Note also, that region 2 titles are not a subset of region 1 titles (or vice versa).
Naturally, on of the best places to start looking for info is the DVD FAQ. There is also an excellent FAQ in finnish. You could also check an old DVD info & links page, or browse the following:
For even more DVD resources, try Google Directory.
Here are some of the major studios and their DVD info. I have also included links to other organizations producing DVD titles.
Here are some of the players. (If you know of others with www pages, let me know). Many of these can be modified to be "code free".
From here you will find information about region 2 PAL color coded DVD discs, that typically contain soundtrack and/or subtitles in finnish:
You could also try browsing the IMDB for
Or have a look at this combined list:
Following table lists some companies that sell DVD discs in Finland.
Company City On location Mail order Anttila several yes yes Extreme AV Helsinki yes ? Filmifriikki Helsinki yes yes Huuto.Net Suomi yes? yes? Kotiteatteri Helsinki yes? yes La@seri Netstore Pori no? yes Leffakärpänen Vaasa yes yes Populaari ? no yes Reference AV Kemi yes yes Stockmann several yes ?
Following table lists some companies that sell DVD discs in Europe. Typically, a credit card is required (see ordering FAQ in finnish). Quality of service varies.
Company City On location Mail order Boxman Sweden no? yes Digital Movie Club Stockholm, Sweden yes yes discShop Amsterdam, Netherlands no? yes DVD zone 2 Netherlands? ? yes DVD Express European store ? ? yes HEMBIO Center Stockholm, Sweden ? yes
Following table lists some companies that sell (mainly) region 1 DVD discs to Finland by mail order. Quality of service varies. Typically, a credit card is required (see ordering FAQ in finnish).
It might might be best to check first what is cheap and where using the DVD Price Search.
Company City On location Mail order Amazon USA no yes Boxman Sweden no? yes CD Japan Japan no? yes Digital Movie Club Stockholm, Sweden yes yes DiVaDee USA no yes discShop Amsterdam, Netherlands no? yes DVD Box Office Canada no? yes DVD Express USA no yes HEMBIO Center Stockholm, Sweden ? yes