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** [[TheHeavy Nikolai Tarkovsky]], [[spoiler:[[CIAEvilFBIGood Ted Winter]]]], is a [[TheMole KGB sleeper agent]] who infiltrated the US Government and kidnapped Evelyn Salt's husband Mike, giving him to Orlov and allowing him to force Evelyn to assassinate the Russian president and execute Mike once [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness he's no longer of use to them]]. Infiltrating the White House, Tarkovsky murders countless people there before to launches nuclear missiles against cities Mecca and Tehran, intending to kill millions of innocent people there and inciting the wrath of billions of Muslims onto America. After he [[FrameUp frames]] Salt for his atrocities, he tries to kill her as she is taken to custody.

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** [[TheHeavy Nikolai Tarkovsky]], [[spoiler:[[CIAEvilFBIGood Ted Winter]]]], is a [[TheMole KGB sleeper agent]] who infiltrated the US Government and kidnapped Evelyn Salt's husband Mike, giving him to Orlov and allowing him to force Evelyn to assassinate the Russian president and execute Mike once [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness he's no longer of use to them]]. Infiltrating the White House, Tarkovsky murders countless people there before to he launches nuclear missiles against cities Mecca and Tehran, intending to kill millions of innocent people there and inciting the wrath of billions of Muslims onto America. After he [[FrameUp frames]] Salt for his atrocities, he tries to kill her as she is taken to custody.

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** [[RenegadeRussian Vasilyevich Orlov]] is a Russian [[TheSpymaster spymaster]] who trained many Russians to become [[UsefulNotes/MoscowCentre KGB]] sleeper agents in America using them to carry out countless assassinations; one of which includes Evelyn Salt before she genuinely defected to the USA, only for Orlov to regain his control by [[IHaveYourWife holding her husband hostage]] and forcing Salt to assassinate the Russian president, leading to conflict between Russia and America. After Salt completes the assassination, Orlov [[ForcedToWatch forces Salt to watch]] him kill her husband, to see if she's still loyal to him, before assigning her to assassinate the US President, and while having her meet up with sleeper agent Nikolai Tarkovsky, whom he orders to launch nuclear missiles at Mecca and Tehran, to subject America to a nuclear war, uncaring about the high death toll of innocents.
** [[TheHeavy Nikolai Tarkovsky]], [[spoiler:[[CIAEvilFBIGood Ted Winter]]]], is a [[TheMole KGB sleeper agent]] who infiltrated the US Government and kidnapped Evelyn Salt's husband Mike, giving him to Orlov and allowing him to force Evelyn to assassinate the Russian president and execute Mike once [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness he's no longer of use to them]]. Infiltrating the White House, Tarkovsky murders countless people there before to launches nuclear missiles against cities Mecca and Tehran, intending to kill millions of innocent people there and inciting the wrath of billions of Muslims onto America. After he [[FrameUp frames]] Salt for his atrocities, he tries to kill her as she is taken to custody.


* SugarWiki/AwesomeMoment: [[spoiler: When Salt jumps over the balcony in order to snap Ted's neck with her handcuffs.]]


** Strategic Arms Limitation? Well, there are plenty of weapons floating around in this movie. And it involves [[CaptainObvious both the US and Russia.]]

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** Strategic Arms Limitation? Well, there are plenty of weapons floating around in this movie. And it involves [[CaptainObvious both the US and Russia.]]


* FridgeLogic: Quite a few cases, but perhaps the most notable - The President was awake when [[spoiler: Winter revealed his evilness]] and while this wouldn't necessarily [[spoiler: prove Salt's innocence]] it, in combination with the many other factors, could easily [[spoiler: clear her name.]]
** [[spoiler: The Director's Cut explicitly says the President was killed, changing the ending considerably.]]
** The scene where she checks into a hotel under a false name wearing a jacket she stole. Once she's in the room she goes into the bathroom and removes her false teeth and colored contact lenses, demonstrating how she is CrazyPrepared. At first you watch and you're like "Wow she's a master of disguise! I didn't even notice the (now obvious) fake facial features!!" but then you realise that the reason you didn't notice her disguise is because she looked ''exactly the same''' and was completely recognisable.
*** But it becomes FridgeBrilliance when you realize that she wasn't wearing those things to disguise herself from her pursuers... [[spoiler:she was wearing them as part of her cover, in order to resemble the ''real'' Evelyn Salt, the American girl she replaced as a child]].
* GeniusBonus: As you may have noticed, [[CaptainObvious the title is in all-caps]] on the disc case, so it looks suspiciously like [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategic_Arms_Limitation_Talks SALT.]]

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* FridgeLogic: Quite a few cases, but perhaps the most notable - The President was awake when [[spoiler: Winter revealed his evilness]] and while this wouldn't necessarily [[spoiler: prove Salt's innocence]] it, in combination with the many other factors, could easily [[spoiler: clear her name.]]
** [[spoiler: The Director's Cut explicitly says the President was killed, changing the ending considerably.]]
** The scene where she checks into a hotel under a false name wearing a jacket she stole. Once she's in the room she goes into the bathroom and removes her false teeth and colored contact lenses, demonstrating how she is CrazyPrepared. At first you watch and you're like "Wow she's a master of disguise! I didn't even notice the (now obvious) fake facial features!!" but then you realise that the reason you didn't notice her disguise is because she looked ''exactly the same''' and was completely recognisable.
*** But it becomes FridgeBrilliance when you realize that she wasn't wearing those things to disguise herself from her pursuers... [[spoiler:she was wearing them as part of her cover, in order to resemble the ''real'' Evelyn Salt, the American girl she replaced as a child]].
* GeniusBonus: As you may have noticed, [[CaptainObvious the title is in all-caps]] all-caps on the disc case, so it looks suspiciously like [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategic_Arms_Limitation_Talks SALT.]]


* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: [[spoiler: When Salt jumps over the balcony in order to snap Ted's neck with her handcuffs.]]

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* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: SugarWiki/AwesomeMoment: [[spoiler: When Salt jumps over the balcony in order to snap Ted's neck with her handcuffs.]]


** As if Jolie removing her panties wasn't {{FetishFuel}} enough, realizing that she doesn't get a change of clothes throughout most of the first half of the story somehow makes all those action scenes so much more awesome.


* NightmareFuel: In the directors cut [[spoiler: instead of seeing her husband shot Salt is forced to watch him slowly drown as he is heavily chained and water is slowly pumped in to cover him up. He also watches her as he is covered and slowly drowns.]]



* TearJerker: [[spoiler: Poor Mike.]]


* HighOctaneNightmareFuel: In the directors cut [[spoiler: instead of seeing her husband shot Salt is forced to watch him slowly drown as he is heavily chained and water is slowly pumped in to cover him up. He also watches her as he is covered and slowly drowns.]]



* {{Narm}}: At one point Salt is disguised as a [[spoiler: man]]. It looks as ridiculous as it sounds.

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At one point Salt is disguised as a [[spoiler: man]]. It looks as ridiculous as it sounds.


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* NightmareFuel: In the directors cut [[spoiler: instead of seeing her husband shot Salt is forced to watch him slowly drown as he is heavily chained and water is slowly pumped in to cover him up. He also watches her as he is covered and slowly drowns.]]


* {{Awesome McCoolname}}: Evelyn Salt.

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* FridgeLogic: Quite a few cases, but perhaps the most notable - The President was awake when [[spoiler: Winter revealed his evilness]] and while this wouldn't necessarily [[spoiler: prove Salt's innocence]] it, in combination with the many other factors, could easily [[spoiler: clear her name.]]
** [[spoiler: The Director's Cut explicitly says the President was killed, changing the ending considerably.]]
** As if Jolie removing her panties wasn't {{FetishFuel}} enough, realizing that she doesn't get a change of clothes throughout most of the first half of the story somehow makes all those action scenes so much more awesome.
** The scene where she checks into a hotel under a false name wearing a jacket she stole. Once she's in the room she goes into the bathroom and removes her false teeth and colored contact lenses, demonstrating how she is CrazyPrepared. At first you watch and you're like "Wow she's a master of disguise! I didn't even notice the (now obvious) fake facial features!!" but then you realise that the reason you didn't notice her disguise is because she looked ''exactly the same''' and was completely recognisable.
*** But it becomes FridgeBrilliance when you realize that she wasn't wearing those things to disguise herself from her pursuers... [[spoiler:she was wearing them as part of her cover, in order to resemble the ''real'' Evelyn Salt, the American girl she replaced as a child]].


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* HighOctaneNightmareFuel: In the directors cut [[spoiler: instead of seeing her husband shot Salt is forced to watch him slowly drown as he is heavily chained and water is slowly pumped in to cover him up. He also watches her as he is covered and slowly drowns.]]


* {{Awesome McCoolname}}: Evelyn Salt.



* TheUntwist: In the final scenes [[spoiler: was anyone surprised to find out that the Russian president had ''not'' been killed?]]

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* TheUntwist: In the final scenes [[spoiler: was anyone surprised to find out that the Russian president had ''not'' been killed?]]killed?]]

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