‘Jem,’ ‘Kasbah,’ ‘Witch Hunter’ tank, ‘Steve Jobs’ fizzles

This photo provided by Open Road Films shows Bill Murray as Richie Lanz in "Rock the Kasbah." (Kerry Brown/Open Road Films via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is not much cause for celebration at the box office this weekend. “Jem and the Holograms” became one of the worst debuts of all time for a major studio movie opening in over 2,000 locations with a truly outrageous $1.3 million.

Bill Murray’s “Rock the Kasbah” barely did better, pulling in only $1.5 million. Vin Diesel’s “The Last Witch Hunter” also tanked with $10.8 million.

But, while poor reviews might have sunk “Jem” and “Kasbah,” good reviews couldn’t save “Steve Jobs” either. After two very strong limited-release weekends, the biopic failed to impress in wide release with $7.3 million.

The weekend of duds left room for holdovers to take the top spots. In second place, “Goosebumps” earned $15.5 million, while “The Martian” reclaimed its throne in weekend four with $15.9 million.


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