DVDs made in iDVD won't play on same computer

Why is it that every DVD I make in iDVD burns fine but will not play on the computer?
They play fine on DVD players but not on the iMac that made them.
On the iMac it just says the disc is blank, but it is not and plays fine on a DVD player.

Thanks for the help. I looked into all these possible issues:
The drive itself works fine. Tested about 15 "homemade" discs and they all played normally.
I don't think it's the DVD brand. The at-fault dvds are Panasonic but my other Panasonic-burned dvds work okay. And they're all DVD-Rs.
I have 30g of hard disk space.
I checked the burn speed and it is set at the default ("Maximum Possible"). I've used this setting on my other DVDs which play fine, but maybe it could be the culprit?
The only other issue I could figure out is that the DVDs that won't play all have the same iDVD menu template. Perhaps there is a glitch with that menu?

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