Overseas, the fourth week of The Bourne Ultimatum performed better than any new film released domestically. The film took in $16.5 million, well ahead of its two closest rivals, the animated film Ratatouille and Shrek the Third. Bourne's international total now stands at $98.8 million. Overall the overseas box-office performed beyond expectations for this time of year. According to Daily Variety, the top five films together grossed $43 million, 43 percent higher than the $30 million recorded during the comparable week a year ago.