House of Cards (2013– )

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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.

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 Francis Underwood (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Claire Underwood (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Doug Stamper (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 President Garrett Walker / ... (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Edward Meechum (21 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Linda Vasquez (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Christina Gallagher (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Remy Danton (16 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Rachel Posner / ... (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Lucas Goodwin (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Nancy Kaufberger (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Zoe Barnes (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Raymond Tusk (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Janine Skorsky (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Rep. Peter Russo (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Jackie Sharp (11 episodes, 2014)
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 Freddy (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Bob Birch (11 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jeremy McLain ...
 Walker Secret Service (11 episodes, 2014)
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Majority House Whip Francis Underwood takes you on a long journey as he exacts his vengeance on those he feels wronged him - that is, his own cabinet members including the President of the United States himself. Dashing, cunning, methodical and vicious, Frank Underwood along with his equally manipulative yet ambiguous wife, Claire take Washington by storm through climbing the hierarchical ladder to power in this Americanized recreation of the BBC series of the same name. Written by Jacob Oberfrank

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House of Cards - Gli intrighi del potere  »

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An adaptation of the original BBC drama series House of Cards (1990) , itself based on the novel by Michael Dobbs, a British politician and author. See more »

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[first lines]
Francis Underwood: There are two kinds of pain. The sort of pain that makes you strong, or useless pain. The sort of pain that's only suffering. I have no patience for useless things.
[strangles dog]
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First three episodes: No expense spared
2 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a splendid production, top notch casting, Spacey is back on his game after a recent career of missteps, boondoggles and occasional brilliance.

Robin Wright as Claire Underwood, wife to Spacey's character, is stunning -- even Underwood's office manager Evelyn (not credited) brings credence to the cast.

Kate Mara (older sister of Rooney Mara) is fantastic as a go-getter of a reporter who manages to push through what Spacey's character knows will benefit both of them. She knows her assets, but just barely.

There are numerous directors involved, it will be interesting to see how they handle their segments, and if the series can persist in making reprehensible characters intriguing, and earnest characters look clueless.


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