Salt Synopsis
Centers on a CIA officer who is accused of being a Russian sleeper spy.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Salt moves ever forward -- pushing, pushing, pushing its heroine to greater feats every minute. It doesn't stop for martinis, either shaken...
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85

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Like its star, Salt is a spare and lean piece of work; it's everything a modern action movie should be, a picture made with confidence but...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Fast-moving, exciting and contains more twists than a tunnel under Checkpoint Charlie.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Primed to keep your pulse racing so your brain will stop thinking, "WTF!" Go with the illogic or you'll miss the fun.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The action scenes are imaginative and elaborate without seeming fake. Nothing is belabored, and the stakes never stop escalating.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Salt knows how to stay one step ahead of you in devious, if jaw-droppingly contrived, ways. The movie is fun, dammit. So who cares, really,...
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70

Wall Street Journal

It is fun: Watching Ms. Jolie do her own acrobatics, under the direction of her longtime stunt coordinator Simon Crane, is a kick,...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Salt offers a sloppy concoction of story elements from '70s espionage classics - the sinister black ops of "Three Days of the Condor," the...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Jolie doesn't seem entirely bored with the routine. She has a laugh or two at her bionic image: Evelyn is a woman who uses a maxi pad as a...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The considerable talents of a strong supporting cast, which includes Chiwetel Ejiofor, Liev Schreiber and Andre Braugher, go untapped. The...
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Worth Watching

By the_movie_muse
I watched the film last night at an advanced viewing and I will say my daughter and I actually enjoyed it. Lots of action and a decent story line...looks like there maybe more to come from Salt....

Nonstop Action!

By block_the_buster
I got the chance to see a pre-release screening of SALT last night and wow, a heck of a lot more action than I expected. From one scene to another. This is a movie for action entertainment, not so...

Are you serious?

By ValGirl
I have serious doubts about the intelligence of anyone who didn't see the "twists" in this movie after the first 15 minutes. I had pegged the plot from the beginning and was so disappointed to find...

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By Therumrunner5
Cable...

who is she kidding?

By oligo
Jolie's typical overacting, over importance big ego. Her flappy triceps make the concept of real action star a ridiculous concept. Liv is believable, but the movie seems jumbled, irrelevant and...

agree it's unreasonable...maybe...but very entertaining

By love2watchu
i want to be just like her when i grow up! she's- as always--stunning. no dull moments. worth the view....

Salt

By EWG
Great movie. A lot of action and a good plot. Must see if you like action movies!...

Salt Movie Review

By Asianfreak
75 out of 100 Angelina Jolie returns for more action-packed thrills in the twisty, fairly-good blockbuster film....

Salty Enough!

By Xaaralia
I thought that I would wait for this on DVD or cable. But, on the advice of a lady friend, I saw this in the theatre. I was not disappointed. Angelina was channeling Jason Bourne; but she out-Bourned...

so cool

By Dragon_Girl
I like her moves in this movie...

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Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of violence and intense sequences of action