Salt parents guide


Overall C-

Angelina Jolie plays Evelyn Salt, a CIA officer accused of being a Russian spy. Unable to convince her superiors that she is being framed, the agent resists arrest to begin her own unauthorized (and often volatile) investigation into the allegations.

Release date July 23, 2010

Violence D
Sexual Content B+
Profanity D+
Substance Use B-

Why is Salt rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Salt PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action.

Run Time: 100 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Salt rated PG-13? Salt is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence and action.

Violence: Frequent and intense depictions of violence are portrayed including strangulation, stabbing, hand-to-hand fighting, point blank shooting, explosions and beatings. A bloody, bruised female character is tortured and has a liquid forced down her throat by her captors. A man attacks and kills agents with a knife hidden in his shoe. A man is knocked from a motorcycle before it is stolen. Characters fire bullets into heavy traffic. Car chases result in crashes. A man is repeatedly buzzed with a tazer. A child suffers injuries from a car accident that kills her parents. A character detonates grenades inside a boat. A captive is cuffed and repeatedly head butted by the interrogator. Characters engage in risky activities.

Sexual Content: A woman is stripped down to her underwear while imprisoned. A couple kisses and embraces.

Language: A sexual expletive is used in a non-sexual context. Numerous uses of scatological slang and profanities are included, along with a cultural slur.

Drugs/Alcohol: Characters drink a toast to their success on a couple of occasions. A man’s unfinished drink is shown. One character injects another with spider venom.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Violence.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Salt"

Cast and Crew

Salt is directed by Phillip Noyce and stars Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Salt movie is December 21, 2010. Here are some details…

Salt releases on DVD and Blu-ray on December 21, 2010, with the following bonus extras:

- Theatrical Version of the movie (100 min runtime).

- Filmmaker Commentary

- Featurettes: The Ultimate Female Action Hero and Spy Disguise: The Looks of Evelyn Salt

-Radio Interview with Director Phillip Noyce

Salt: The Deluxe Unrated Edition Blu-ray and DVD version also includes:

- Three versions of the film: Theatrical Version (100 min runtime), Unrated Director”s Cut (104 min runtime), and the Unrated Extended Cut (101 min runtime).

- SALT: Declassified   An undercover look at the secrets of making Salt

- The Real Agents

- The Modern Master of the Political Thriller: Phillip Noyce”

- False Identity: Creating A New Reality”

- movieIQ

- Spy Cam: Picture in Picture Track - Discover how the stunts and action were created with pre-visualization sequences, storyboards, and behind-the-scenes interviews with filmmakers, cast and crew.

Related home video titles:

Suspecting a mole in their organization, the FBI uses an agent-in-training to help them take down a double agent in Breach, a film based on true events. In The Hunt for Red October, an adaptation of a Tom Clancy novel, the US Navy goes on high alert when a Russian sub locks in on the American coastline. In another Tom Clancy adaptation, a young director at the CIA finds himself in the middle of a terrorist plot in The Sum of All Fears.

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