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House of Cards 

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Series (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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As the hostage situation continues, Claire secretly negotiates with an extremist leader. Frank confronts Hammerschmidt.


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 Francis Underwood (54 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Claire Underwood (53 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Doug Stamper (52 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Edward Meechum (35 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Remy Danton (33 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Seth Grayson (30 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Underwood Secret Service (29 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Jackie Sharp (25 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 President Garrett Walker (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 WH Press Corp / ... (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Catherine Durant (23 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Heather Dunbar (23 episodes, 2014-2016)
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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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1 February 2013 (USA)  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Production was based in a 300,000+ sq. ft. warehouse in the fashion industrial district in Joppa, MD. The set is actually part of an older Macy's distribution center, and all the driving scenes were performed in a green screen room, which served as a refrigerator for fur coats. Inside the building the following sets can be found: Oval Office, the Underwood home (upper lower and main levels), House of Representatives, various state representative's offices, South Carolina governor's office, various plush hotel suites. 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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Excellent!
1 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just watched the first episode. It is outstanding in every sense of the word. Fist of all I'd like to say, Kevin Spacey is amazing. He's not the dull politician we're used to seeing, he's a deeply written character with nuances to his actions and speaking. You can definitely see Fincher's style in the first episode, at least. It contains some of the similar themes he has tackled before in his film and adds to those. He crafts the story very tightly woven and complex. Kate Mara is also great, she adds to the list of modern Fincher characters. I love the points of satire in Spacey's character and some of the symbolism used. The show is outstanding in every aspect, unlike a lot of other political dramas on TV, can't wait to watch the next episodes.

Definitely a must watch for any fan of TV or Fincher or anyone interested in this.


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