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Action Flicks

Action Flicks

Launched

October 2008

Defunct

February 2009

Action Flicks is a former Cartoon Network movie block that replaced Toonami in 2008. The block featured premieres and reairings of action oriented films. Action Flicks, along with Adult Swim and Toonami, are mainly the only blocks where CN has ever aired TV-14 programming.

The block premiered on Saturday, October 4th, 2008 (two weeks after Toonami ended), and ended on Saturday, February 28th, 2009. The block was then replaced by Total Drama Island and 6Teen reruns for a couple of weeks.

These are the programs the block has aired and the airdates of those programs:

2008:

  • 10/4 Batman: Gotham Knight (TV premiere)
  • 10/11 Naruto the Movie: Legend Of the Stone Of Gelel
  • 10/18 Justice League: The New Frontier (TV premiere)
  • 10/25 The Batman Vs. Dracula
  • 11/1 Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme (TV premiere)
  • 11/8 Naruto the Movie: Guardians Of the Crescent Moon Kingdom (TV premiere)
  • 11/15 Superman: Doomsday
  • 11/22 Batman Beyond: Return Of the Joker
  • 11/29 Justice League: The New Frontier
  • 12/6 Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash In the Land Of Snow
  • 12/13 Batman: Gotham Knight
  • 12/20 Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
  • 12/27 Justice League: The New Frontier

2009:

  • 1/3 Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman
  • 1/10 Ben 10: Race Against Time
  • 1/17 Naruto the Movie: Legend Of the Stone Of Gelel
  • 1/24 Superman Doomsday
  • 1/31 Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
  • 2/7 Naruto the Movie: Guardians Of the Crescent Moon Kingdom
  • 2/14 Small Soldiers
  • 2/21 Justice League: The New Frontier
  • 2/28 Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme