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Movie filmed in Wilmington gets lots of love at People's Choice Awards

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Gwyneth Paltrow & Robert Downey Jr. from Wilmington-filmed 'Iron Man 3' Gwyneth Paltrow & Robert Downey Jr. from Wilmington-filmed 'Iron Man 3'
'Iron Man 3' filming over the Cape Fear River in Wilmington 'Iron Man 3' filming over the Cape Fear River in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A movie filmed in Wilmington got a lot of love at the People's Choice Awards.

Iron Man 3 took home awards for favorite action movie and favorite movie.

Robert Downey Jr., the star of the film, won the award for favorite action movie star.

Iron Man 3 filmed on location in Wilmington in 2012. The film was released in theaters in May of 2013.

At the People's Choice Awards, Robert Downey Jr. & Gwyneth Paltrow from Iron Man 3 and Jennifer Aniston & Jason Sudeikis from Wilmington-filmed We're the Millers were in the running for favorite movie duo, but lost to Sandra Bullock & George Clooney from Gravity.

FOX's Sleepy Hollow was up for favorite new TV drama, however, the show lost out to Reign.

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