Why Were More Than 100 WWE DVD/Blu-Ray Titles Just Pulled From Amazon?

October 27, 2014 by Daniel Bee

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Over the weekend more than 100 WWE DVDs were pulled from Amazon.com.

Ken McCarty, Javier Roman and several other WDN readers alerted us.

The DVD and Blu-ray titles were then replaced with pre-order listings for January 1st, 2015. Therefore any new orders of those particular WWE DVDs would not ship out until the new year. Among them were major titles such as WrestleMania 30 and Paul Heyman, in addition to some of the most recent releases such as Brothers of Destruction.

Over the past few months we’ve heard rumblings of WWE partnering with a new Home Video distributor. It is our understanding that the deal with this new distributor will come into effect in January 2015 and therefore we speculate that WWE is having some of the more major past DVD/Blu-ray releases re-printed in time for then, explaining the change on Amazon.

It might also explain why a large number of DVD titles were taken out-of-print as of late. In the past 2 months alone we reported about 70 titles removed from production in the US.

As of right now, the apparent “re-releases” are the only WWE DVDs confirmed for 2015.


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15 Comments left on this article...

  1. Alex Murray says:

    oooops .wrong section.man do I feel like a dumbass

  2. Alex Murray says:

    my favorite wrestler of all time is Bill Goldberg because the man was amazing and exciting to watch.he was a big guy who could do back flips and was STRONG.he could suplex the big show. he was just badass and he will always be my favorite wrestler.

  3. Donald says:

    Shawn Michaels, the matches and segments he was in were top notch.

  4. Tom F says:

    I just was curious to know if anyone has any answers as to why the WWE DVDS have gone down in price so much, compared to a year ago? Has the network caused the prices to drop so dramatically? I decided to be a collector the wrong time I guess. It’s so saddening to me to now realize how much money I basically threw away when I decided to start collecting DVDS, last year. Austin vs McMahon cost me $75, Invasion was $60, Judgement Day was $80, etc..
    Will the prices ever get back to those prices? I’m just confused with how these prices dropped so much, so quickly..anyone have any legit, informative, info?

    • Daniel Bee says:

      An altered perception on physical DVDs what with the new shiny Network that launched this year – “the cool thing is over there” kinda viewpoint. But if you paid $60 for the likes of Invasion just a year ago, that one was still overpriced then. Ha.

      Since I’m always looking through eBay to add those deals to articles here, I’ve noticed the drop in prices. It can definitely be noticed on the run of the mill titles widely available, but the rarest stuff I’d say still tends to sell for the big bucks. Not quite like before but still up there. Judgment Day 02 and Austin vs. McMahon, two you mentioned, are among them.

  5. Thijs says:

    Cool giveaways again guys! Bad news for the USA physical collectors, hopefully all the media will be available in January.

    I wrote on accident not superstar in the subject, but Eddie Guerrero. Hopefully it doesn’t matter, otherwise good luck you guys! 🙂

  6. Justin F says:

    The end is near for WWE DVDs.

  7. John Marston says:

    Could you guys perhaps post a list of the DVDs that you know went off Amazon or do you fully expect them to go back on Amazon in 2015? Really I’m just concerned with PPVs since that’s all I collect now.

  8. David says:

    AE4L – I doubt whether there will be any consequences for the European market, just as there were no consequences for the US market when Freemantle were given the contract over here,

  9. attitude.era.4life says:

    I hope this means that wwe is not letting their fans and collectors of physical media down, and start over taking that part of their consumer-groups seriously again.

    Also, if any effect that it may have upon the European market, which I’m part of, I hope it will be positive.

  10. TheManInBlu says:

    That’s good to know! I was beginning to think they were in the process of phasing out their DVD/Blu-ray production altogether.

    And it’s really cool all those giveaways you guys have going; you rock 🙂

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