Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C.

House of Cards is an adaptation of a previous BBC miniseries of the same name, which is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.

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  1. Kevin Spacey

    Kevin Spacey

    Frank Underwood

  2. Robin Wright

    Robin Wright

    Claire Underwood

  3. Michael Kelly

    Michael Kelly

    Doug Stamper

  4. Jayne Atkinson

    Jayne Atkinson

    Catherine Durant

  5. Boris McGiver

    Boris McGiver

    Tom Hammerschmidt

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House of Cards

Season 5

2017 | 13 Episodes

Season five picks up where season four left off: in the midst of a tense presidential election that puts the Underwoods on the same ticket against energetic Republican upstart Will Conway. Viewers will see how their heated campaigns play out as well as which alliances dissolve in the aftermath. Perhaps the biggest question is if Frank and Claire’s relationship is among them.

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Status Returning Series

Network Netflix


  • TV-MA


    This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 50m

Homepage http://www.netflix.com/title/70178217



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