I installed VLC player and it still won't play dvds. I'm running 13.10. It acts like its about to play and then it just stops.
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This is a good workaround for playing all types of DVD files in VLC player: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs .
If you want to play your DVD files with style, better quality, and no issues with audio-video sync like you get when using VLC player you can install 'xine' package. Code:
After you're done, you can choose xine as default player for dvd files.