Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Jolie's shallow, ludicrous thriller has lots of violence.

PG-13 2010 91 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 23 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 55 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Jolie is a strong protagonist

A refreshingly strong female protagonist that literally kicks butts and outwits large groups of highly trained folks. As the late great Roger Ebert stated Jolie outBonds James Bond in this film and she performs her stunts with ease and professionalism. Schreiber is awesome in all of his Schreiber-ness and convinces. It is a shame the series did not continue, Salt's story feels like it could run for a long while.
age 15+

Entertaining Movie

Everyone talks about the plot holes and how unrealistic this movie is. And yes it is completely unrealistic. But you have to remember this is Hollywood. It’s not supposed to be based on a true story. I will say there is a lot of violence. To me it was thrilling and a nice change from all the sex filled movies out there.

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