Evelyn Salt is a CIA agent and highly respected by all, including her boss, Ted Winter. Out of the blue, a Russian spy walked into their offices and provide an important part of the information: President of Russia will be assassinated during his forthcoming visit to New York City to attend the funeral US Vice President has died. The name of the assassin: Evelyn Salt. Concerned about the safety of her husband, who she can not contact, she goes on the run. Winter refuses to accept that she is a mole or a double agent but her actions begin increasing suspicion. Just as the Evelyn Salt and what is she planning?