House of Cards: Season 1 (2013)


Season 1
House of Cards

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Bolstered by strong performances -- especially from Kevin Spacey -- and surehanded direction, House of Cards is a slick, engrossing drama that may redefine how television is produced.

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Air date: Feb 1, 2013

When the newly elected president reneges on a promise, Francis and Claire decide to sever all allegiances and toss the rules out the window.

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Francis uses a young reporter, Zoe Barnes, to spin a story that puts the White house on its heels; Claire makes a cold-blooded move at work.

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Francis must leave union negotiations to deal with a crisis in his home district; Zoe negotiates the politics of being a journalist on the rise.

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Francis shakes down the Congressional leadership; Peter Russo must choose between politics and family.

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Francis' fight over the education bill threatens Claire's own ambitions; Zoe mixes work and play.

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Francis strikes back at the striking teachers; Claire is caught off guard by a deathbed confession.

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Francis wins a major battle, but doesn't pause to rest on his laurels; Peter must face his past; Stamper hushes a secret.

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Francis is honored at his alma mater, while Peter returns to Philly; both men tackle unfinished business.

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Russo hits the road with Vice President Matthews; Francis and Stamper try to whip up support in Congress; Claire looks out for herself.

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Rebellion on all fronts: Claire defies Francis; Zoe finds comfort in someone new; Peter issues an ultimatum.

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Cast & Crew

Kevin Spacey
Francis Underwood

Actor
Robin Wright
Claire Underwood

Actor
Kate Mara
Zoe Barnes

Actor
Corey Stoll
Peter Russo

Actor
Michael Kelly
Doug Stamper

Actor
Sakina Jaffrey
Linda Vasquez

Actor
Kristen Connolly
Christina Gallagher

Actor
Constance Zimmer
Janine Skorsky

Actor
Mahershala Ali
Remy Danton

Actor
Sebastian Arcelus
Lucas Goodwin

Actor
Sandrine Holt
Gillian Cole

Actor
Michel Gill
Garrett Walker

Actor
Ben Daniels
Adam Galloway

Actor
Boris McGiver
Tom Hammerschmidt

Actor
Dan Ziskie
Jim Matthews

Actor
Nathan Darrow
Edward Meechum

Guest Star
Larry Pine
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Critic Reviews for House of Cards: Season 1

Audience Reviews for House of Cards: Season 1

  • Sep 13, 2021
    This is the one of my favorite Netflix series.
  • Aug 14, 2021
    Amazing cinematography, interesting characters, perfect pace of progression. Absolutely recommend.
  • Aug 01, 2021
    Its slow, and yet I dont hate it. But for real world reasons that casting is unsettling, but the acting, damn
  • Jun 24, 2021
    Great season. Spacey is engaging and the story is clever and enjoyable
  • May 05, 2021
    Loved this first season. So damn good! A must watch for true tv lovers.
  • Mar 28, 2021
    Épica los mejores primeros 5 minutos que te atrapan en un gran conflicto politico.
  • Jan 07, 2021
    Smart, slow-burn and creative. House of cards starts off very strong, with a killer performance from Spacey and Mara.
  • Jan 04, 2021
    Absolutely brilliant, Kevin Spacey is the heart and soul of this. Despite the controversies, he is great performer
  • Dec 27, 2020
    House of Cards left me at an absolute loss of words. The bandaid of expectations for a political drama in the 2010's was ripped of quickly, with one of the strongest casts and perfromances I've seen in a TV show for a long time. Add in the masterful plot, use of suspense, and political commentary, and you have the formula for a great season, and excellent set up the rest of the seasons to come.
  • Nov 08, 2020
    House of Cards Season 1 in one Word is a Masterpiece because of it's Brilliant Performances ( especially from Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood ), the Amazing Direction and Screenplay Writing and some really Realistic Scenes. This definitely is a Must Watch for every Filmmaker. You really notice the Style from David Fincher. RATING: 4,89

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