Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic has failed to impress at the North American box office, taking just $7.3m (£4.8m) in its first general week of release.
The film, 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 $15.9m (£10.4m).
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 $1.3m (£850,000).
The adaptation of the 1980s cartoon about about the quest of a group of aspiring musicians to become global superstars, entered the chart in 15th place.