Paramount/PPI's Shrek The Third is riding a wave and should stay on top of the international arena this weekend.

The animated feature has grossed $123.1m to date and will add considerably to its haul through expected strong holds and launches in Germany on Jun 21 and Spain on Jun 22.

The distributor is also releasing the comedy Blades Of Glory - currently on $17.5m - in three territories including Australia on Jun 21.

Warner Bros Pictures International's (WBPI) crime caper Ocean's Thirteen opens in France on Jun 20 and Brazil on Jun 22 and has amassed more than $67.4m to date including Roadshow territories,

300 stands at $240m and has taken more than $7.2m in Japan since opening there on Jun 9. Zodiac has grossed $37.2m.

On $561.5m Buena Vista Internationa's (BVI) Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End already ranks as the eighth biggest overseas release and the 15th biggest worldwide film on $840m.

BVI top brass expect the high seas adventure to cross $600m in international receipts before Jul 4.

On the global front, At World's End should plunder enough booty this weekend to overtake Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge Of The Sith's $850m and Finding Nemo's $867m to end the weekend as the 13th biggest global release.

Beyond that, it is simply a matter of time before the adventure overtakes The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring's $871m and Spider-Man 3's $874m.

Fox International's Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer has grossed $32.8m following last weekend's wide launch and goes out in a further 11 territories.

Highlights should be Australia on Jun 21 and Mexico a day later. Horror tale The Hills Have Eyes II opens in France for Fox on Jun 20 and stands at $13.7m.

Universal/UPI's Evan Almighty opens day-and-date with North America in two territories including Russia on 350 prints on Jun 21. Hot Fuzz has taken $51.3m and opens in four including South Korea on 100 prints and Singapore on Jun 21.

Sony Pictures Releasing International's Spider-Man 3 has amassed more than $543.9m. Hostel: Part II has grossed more than $2.7m.