Overview

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. Beau Willimon

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kevin Spacey

    Kevin Spacey

    Frank Underwood

  2. Robin Wright

    Robin Wright

    Claire Underwood

  3. Michael Kelly

    Michael Kelly

    Doug Stamper

  4. Sakina Jaffrey

    Sakina Jaffrey

    Linda Vasquez

  5. Kristen Connolly

    Kristen Connolly

    Christina Gallagher

  6. Michael Gill

    Michael Gill

    President Garrett Walker

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Status Returning Series

Network Netflix

Certification TV-MA

Original Language English

Runtime 50m

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

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House of Cards

Last Season

Season 4

2016 | 13 Episodes

Season 4 of House of Cards premiered on March 4, 2016.

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A review by zag

10.0
By zag

I've seen a fair few political show's over the years but this is the first one that really brings home the corruption and power of today's political class. Spacey is brilliant as the central character, exuding ambition and showing just what he will do to make it to the top. The little scenes where he talks to the camera really make a difference too his character as you see whats going on in his mind rather than just seeing the front he puts on to various other characters in the show.

Add to that some stunning performances from his wife and various other politicians and journalists and you ha... read the rest.

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