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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The director of the North Carolina Film Office says the state's film industry hit record-breaking numbers the past two years, but that's unlikely to repeat in 2013.

In 2011, North Carolina hit it big with The Hunger Games, based on books with a huge following. This year's record is courtesy of the big-budget Iron Man 3.

N.C. Film Office Director Aaron Syrett says the state's main market is a film that costs $10 million to $50 million, such as Safe Haven, based on a Nicholas Sparks' book.

Year-end projections show television and film had direct in-state spending of more than $376 million in 2012 and created more than 4,100 crew positions. That beat the previous records, set in 2011, of $220 million in spending and 3,300 crew positions.

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