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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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Beau Willimon
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Robin Wright ...  Claire Underwood 73 episodes, 2013-2018
Kevin Spacey ...  Francis Underwood 65 episodes, 2013-2017
Michael Kelly ...  Doug Stamper 65 episodes, 2013-2018
Derek Cecil ...  Seth Grayson 43 episodes, 2014-2018
Nathan Darrow ...  Edward Meechum 35 episodes, 2013-2016
Jayne Atkinson ...  Catherine Durant 35 episodes, 2013-2018
Mahershala Ali ...  Remy Danton 33 episodes, 2013-2016
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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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USA

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English

Release Date:

1 February 2013 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.00 : 1
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In 2015, Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich launched his campaign to become Missouri's Republican gubernatorial candidate with a speech exposing what he characterized as corruption among the state's Republican Party establishment. That establishment responded with a subtle and not-so-subtle smear campaign against Schweich; tactics included spreading the (incorrect) rumor that Schweich was Jewish and airing an advertisement in the style of "House of Cards," complete with narration by a southern-accented Kevin Spacey sound-alike that smeared Schweich's character, called him "a weak candidate for governor," and sneered that "he could be easily confused for the deputy sheriff of Mayberry." Not long after this smear campaign started, Schweich committed suicide by self-inflicted gunshot. After Schweich's suicide, his campaign's media director, Robert "Spence" Jackson, again denounced the corruption in the state Republican Party that he said was partly to blame for Schweich's death; about a month after that, Jackson also committed suicide. 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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No Kevin, No House!
27 August 2018 | by claudiumarandiciSee all my reviews

You can say whatever you want about K.S. but without him its another movie... Kevin was THE ACTOR of the movie... The rest is CAN-CAN ...


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