While you can't play it on the laptop you can still rip it and convert to AVI files
FairUse (free download) software would do it and it would be a way around it if you're impatient
Or get a multi region DVD player(most are these days) and watch it on telly instead of the laptop
'Dead tree technology!
Information that , if carefully stored , would last for millennia! And no batteries required.'
'There is no future for e-books, because they are not books. E-books smell like burned fuel.'
Ray Bradbury (RIP)