Buyer Beware of 'Sith' Pirated DVDs

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

It did not take long for counterfeit copies of the latest Star Wars movie to reach the other side of the world. Counterfeiters in China are already selling pirated DVDs of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. They cost the equivalent of $2.50. But before you jump up to buy, remember that sometimes, you get what you pay for. The movies are blurry, and they feature subtitles stolen from an entirely different film — a Dolph Lundgren classic from 2003.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from