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House of Cards 

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Series (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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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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David Fincher offered the role of Claire Underwood directly to Robin Wright, with whom he had just worked on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). He convinced her by promising she would have input in the creation of the character. See more »

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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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House of Cards Must Collapse
8 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

I've watched all the episodes up to the final one of the latest season. Although the acting is great, the plots are turning unbelievable to say the least. When will these two criminals In The White House, and the Doug Stamper character, be taken down? All houses of cards eventually collapse, and this one needs to as well, in dramatic fashion. What we deserve to see are Frank, Claire, and Doug being led away, in handcuffs, with the certainty they will be punished for their reign of terror. It happened in 18th century France, and during the 1970's with Watergate, and it would be a fitting end for the next season.


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