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Steve Jobs Biopic Fails to Impress at US Box Office

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Steve Jobs biopic has failed to impress at the North American box office, taking just $7.3 million in its first general week of release.

Danny Boyle’s movie, for which Michael Fassbender has been tipped for a best actor Oscar, entered the chart at number seven.

Ridley Scott’s The Martian reclaimed the top spot taking $15.9 million.

Elsewhere, Jem and the Holograms made one of the worst debuts of all time for a major studio release opening in over 2,000 locations with $1.3 million.Steve Jobs biopic box office

The adaptation of the 1980s cartoon about the quest of a group of aspiring musicians to become global superstars, entered the chart in 15th place.


The Steve Jobs biopic cost around $30 million to make and has taken $9.98 million to date, after two limited release weeks and one week on full release.

Co-starring Kate Winslet and Seth Rogen, the movie is the most high-profile of half-a-dozen documentaries and films about the Apple founder since his death in 2011 and has generally received strong reviews.

Vin Diesel’s The Last Witch Hunter also failed to meet expectations, earning $10.8 million, while Bill Murray’s Rock the Kasbah pulled in just $1.5 million.

Rock the Kasbah, which features Bill Murray as a rock promoter in Afghanistan, cost $15 million to make.

Goosebumps, based on the popular children’s book series and starring Jack Black, fell a place to number two on the chart, earning $15.5 million.

North America box office Top 5:

  1. The Martian – $15.9 million
  2. Goosebumps -$15.5 milion
  3. Bridge of Spies – $11.4 million
  4. The Last Witch Hunter – $10.8 million
  5. Hotel Transylvania 2 – $9 million

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