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Top movies to come out of North Carolina

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - With Iron Man 3's superhero success at the box office, it has become the biggest money-making movie to ever come out of North Carolina.

The Wilmington-filmed blockbuster has brought in more than $1 billion dollars worldwide. It has only been in theaters for two weeks.

We wanted to take a look at the other successful movies to come out of North Carolina.

Here's the list from the North Carolina Film Office:

 

  • Iron Man 3 - $1 billion (Worldwide)
  • Hunger Games  - $693,000,000 (Worldwide)
  • The Fugitive (partially shot in NC) - $368,700,000 (Worldwide)
  • Journey 2 - $323,812,241 (Worldwide)
  • Dirty Dancing - $213,892,689 (Worldwide)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - $201,900,000 (Worldwide)
  • Sleeping With the Enemy - $173,000,000 (Worldwide)
  • Talladega Nights - $158,000,000 (Worldwide)
  • The Color Purple - $142,175,854 (Worldwide)
  • Days of Thunder - $165,900,000 (Worldwide)
  • Shallow Hal - $110,670,000
  • Last of the Mohicans - $72,455,275 (USA)
  • Nights of Rodanthe - $72,240,908 (Worldwide)
  • Safe Haven - $71,281,710 (USA)

 

 

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