NEW YORK — The horror thriller “Don’t Breathe” topped the box office for the second straight week, while several new releases struggled to find traction over Labor Day weekend.

The Sony Screen Gems release made an estimated $15.7 million in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Don’t Breathe,” about a home invasion of a blind man, is on pace to make $19.4 million over the four-day holiday weekend. Produced for just $10 million, the film has made $51.1 million in total.

Its success spelled doom for the other horror film trying to gain a foothold: “Morgan,” a low-budget science-fiction thriller directed by Ridley Scott’s son, Luke Scott. Opening on more than 2,000 screens, it bombed with just $2 million.

Also torpedoed was the Robert De Niro-Edgar Ramirez boxing drama “Hands of Stone,” about Panamanian boxer Robert Duran. It made just $1.3 million while expanding to 2,011 theaters, marking the latest in a string of disappointments for the Weinstein Co.

The DreamWorks drama “The Light Between the Oceans,” starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, debuted with a modest $5 million, a day after it premiered at the Venice Film Festival. The period film, directed by Derek Cianfrance, stars the real-life couple as newlyweds living at a remote Australian lighthouse. Its budget was about $20 million.

The poor performing new releases enabled Warner Bros.’ “Suicide Squad” to hold second place with $10 million. The supervillain team-up film has made nearly $300 million domestically.

– The Associated Press