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House of Cards 

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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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Cody Fern Goes From "Horror Story" to "House of Cards"

Cody Fern made a impression with roles in "American Crime Story" and "American Horror Story," and plays a mysterious, pivotal role in the final season of "House of Cards."

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Claire tries to tarnish Frank's legacy. Doug provokes Claire by releasing excerpts from Frank's diary. A rift develops between the Shepherds.


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Top Rated TV #44 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 27 wins & 201 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Robin Wright ...  Claire Underwood 73 episodes, 2013-2018
Michael Kelly ...  Doug Stamper 72 episodes, 2013-2018
Kevin Spacey ...  Francis Underwood 65 episodes, 2013-2017
Justin Doescher ...  Frank Underwood Security / ... 52 episodes, 2014-2018
Derek Cecil ...  Seth Grayson 50 episodes, 2014-2018
Jayne Atkinson ...  Catherine Durant 38 episodes, 2013-2018
Nathan Darrow ...  Edward Meechum 35 episodes, 2013-2016
Mahershala Ali ...  Remy Danton 33 episodes, 2013-2016
Boris McGiver ...  Tom Hammerschmidt 31 episodes, 2013-2018
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Storyline

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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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Lead characters in the British, House of Cards (1990) and American versions share the same first name, Francis. While the American surname Underwood has a similar meaning to the British protagonist Urquhart's surname, which has been translated from Gaelic as "near the thicket." See more »

Quotes

[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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Season 6 ruined it..
4 November 2018 | by evanbirchfieldSee all my reviews

Seasons 1-5 is 10/10

Season 6 made me give it 1/10. I understand the reason why, but the show just should've been canceled. Nice attempt, but horribly boring season. You remove the main character, and this is what you get. Bad.


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