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Blu-Ray Region Coding Information Overview
Each movie studio or distributor releases Blu-Rays with differing region coding. Some always release region free movies, others region locked only, and others a mixture of both. Click on a studio below for Blu-Ray region coding info, how likely they are to release a region free movie and all existing releases:
Blu-ray discs may be encoded with a region code, however this is not mandatory and around two-thirds of all released discs are region free.
Blu-Ray movie releases are often locked to a specific region of the world by the studios. I list confirmed region-free Blu-Rays and others that are unknown or indicated as region A or region B. Films marked as region free can be played in any Blu-Ray player.