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'Steve Jobs,' Vin Diesel disappoint at the box office; 'Martian' flies back to No. 1

'Steve Jobs,' Vin Diesel disappoint at the box office; 'Martian' flies back to No. 1

The national expansion of “Steve Jobs” and new releases including “The Last Witch Hunter” with Vin Diesel and “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” defied box office expectation -- but not in a good way.

Universal's “Steve Jobs” -- directed by Danny Boyle, written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender as the Apple co-founder -- had the highest per-screen grosses of the year when it opened in four theaters two week ago. And it was projected to be the No. 1 film this weekend when it expanded to 2,493 theaters in North America. But the $30 million biopic,  which averaged an A-minus grade from the audience polling...

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