Salt moves ever forward -- pushing, pushing, pushing its heroine to greater feats every minute. It doesn't stop for martinis, either shaken or stirred, or any other detours. The movie is lean and muscular, looking for action even in situations where a little sleight of hand might have done the trick.
Joe NeumaierNew York Daily News
Fast-moving, exciting and contains more twists than a tunnel under Checkpoint Charlie.
Pete HammondBoxoffice Magazine
In a crackerjack and very lean 100 minutes, the lithe and physically dynamic Jolie burns up the screen and shows the boys how it's done.