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 (18 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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Uncredited 'hacktivist' Gregg Housh worked closely with actor Jimmi Simpson (Gavin Orsay) on the Baltimore set for 6 months as a computer hacker-advisor. 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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Delicious plot, cast, and design
3 February 2013 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

As I was describing the show to a friend, I couldn't help but use the adjective "delicious." The characters are so strong, manipulative, and persuasive. Viewers come to "House of Cards" for political thrills, for back-door deals, and for machinations, and the series feeds your appetite.

Spacey's performance is, of course, phenomenal. I was particularly impressed by Wright, I found her character the most intriguing of the series.

The series is filmed beautifully, each scene screams production value, and this is perfect.

The series has some occasional and blatant product placement that definitely ruined the tone; however, if these infrequent advertisements enabled the creation of the series: advertise away.


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