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Top 10 DVD Empire Alternatives

By Laura Barnes

March 26, 2019

Nowadays, most people would like to buy DVDs online. Which online DVD retailer is your favorite? Maybe some of you will say DVD Empire as it is one of the most popular online DVD retailer all over the world. But there are some people complaining about it for  the expensive price, bad service, complicated operation, etc. So I am going to introduce top 10 DVD Empire alternatives to you so that you can have another choice when you are not satisfied with DVD Empire.


Part 1. General Introduction of DVD Empire

Before showing you the top 10 DVD Empire alternatives list, let me make a general introduction for you., a DVD retail sales website, was created by two computer programmers, Jeff Rix and John-Michael D' Arcangelo in 1997. It is a privately owned electronic commerce company based near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The website tends to focus on customer service and order fulfillment rather than slashing prices, offers mainstream and adult video via a group of websites. It is the best DVD sellers and new releases, you can buy the DVDs or Blu-ray discs according to disc types.

However, DVD Empire has some disadvantages.

1. You may find DVD prices are higher than other online DVD retailers.

2. The shipping service need to be improved.

3. If you want to return the product, you may need to go through the complicated steps.

DVD Empire Site

Part 2. Top 10 DVD Empire Alternatives

Actually, there are many DVD retailers on market which are similar to DVD Empire. If you are not satisfied with DVD Empire, then there are top 10 DVD Empire alternatives you can choose.

1. DVD Planet

DVD Planet is one of the largest online DVD retailer. It takes time to hand-pick all the selections to ensure that customers can access to the best quality films and other DVDs easily. Besides, DVD Planet has its own warehouse, so they can deliver straight to customers' front doors. The prices are cheaper than DVD Empire. But after place an order, it takes a long time to receive the DVDs as its shipping service is slow.

DVD Planet Site

2. Deep Discount

As the website name said, customers can find DVDs, Blu-rays and audio CDs with heavily discounted prices in What's more, customers can enjoy free shipping on orders over $25 and you can pay with credit card, Paypal, cash on delivery. But the shipping service is not good enough to protect the DVD from crashing.

Deep Discount Site

3. Amazon

As one of the most popular online retailers for all kind of goods, Amazon is also a good choice to buy DVDs online. Thousands of DVD and Blu-ray movies are organized in different categories so that you can find latest and hot DVD films from your favorite category. But some stores on Amazon sell unauthorized DVDs and Blu-ray movies.

Amazon Site

4. Movies Unlimited

Movies Unlimited is the oldest and most reliable video mail-order company all over the world. Since it was established in 1987, it has sold millions of video movies worldwide. Customers can find a large of DVDs and Blu-ray movies as Movies Unlimited has huge movie collection. However the website is somewhat messy.

Movies Unlimited Site

5. ImportCDs

ImportCDs is an online retailer which focus on imports. It has a lot of film titles so that you can find any DVDs you want. Besides the website maintains an up to date best seller list which has some great films worthy of purchasing. But as you may find, compared with DVD Empire, ImportCDs is a relatively smaller retailer sites.

ImportCDs Site

6. EzyDVD

EzyDVD is the largest online specialist DVD retailer in Australia which was founded in Adelaide in 1999 by Jim Zavos. It has a large library of all genres of DVD and Blu-ray Disc. The website features new release information, a separate Blu-ray section, individual category pages and so on.

EzyDVD Site

7. CD Universe

CD Universe was created by founder and CEO Charles Beilman in USA in 1996. It sells music CDs, MP3, movies and video games online. Besides it also offers a wide selection of miscellaneous items such as stuffed animals, jigsaw puzzles, board games, etc.

CD Universe Site

8. Walmart

Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation which was founded by Sam Walton in 1962. It started competing with in 2016. It is also a good choice to buy DVD and Blu-ray on Walmart online store.

Walmart Site

9. Fishpond


Fishpond is one of the biggest online store in the United States. Customers can find DVD movies in different genre and DVD formats. It also has best sellers list for customers' reference.

Fishpond Site

10. Zavvi

Zavvi is an entertainment retail chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland, originally Virgin Megastores which was established in 2007. Except DVDs and Blu-ray, customers can also buy clothing, toys, gaming, etc.

Zavvi Site

Part 3. How to Rip DVD tO MP4/AVI/MOV

After introducing the top 10 DVD Empire alternatives, I'd like to show you one of the best DVD Ripper: TuneFab DVD Ripper as you may need to rip DVD to your smartphone or computer. TuneFab DVD Ripper enables you to convert the DVD movies to common video and audio formats such as MP4, AVI, MOV, MP3 with up to 6X faster ripping speed than other DVD Rippers and backup them to PC folders easily. To download this powerful program, just click the download button below.

Step 1. Download the Program

Download and install TuneFab DVD Ripper on your computer first. 

Step 2. Load DVD Files

Then Insert DVD into your computer DVD driver and click the "Load Disc" button to read your DVD contents.

Load DVD Files

Step 3. Select Output Video Format

Click "Profile" on the bottom of the main interface and choose general video formats from all profiles menu such as MP4, AVI, MOV, etc.

Select Output Video Format

Step 4. Start Converting

Finally, click the "Convert" button on the bottom right corner to start converting.

Start Converting

The top 10 DVD Empire alternatives are shown as above, you can buy DVDs from these online retailers. But if you rather renting DVDs than purchasing DVDs, then you can also see the top 10 best DVD rentals list and rip DVD movies with TuneFab DVD Ripper so you can watch them again and again.

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