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House of Cards: Season 5 (2017)




Critic Consensus: House of Cards enjoys a confident return to form this season, though its outlandish edge is tempered slightly by the current political climate.


Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
Air date: May 30, 2017
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Series 5 of the drama about a ruthless congressman and his equally ambitious wife who navigate the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.

Genre: Drama
Network: Netflix
Premiere Date: May 30, 2017
Executive Producers: , , , , , , , ,


Kevin Spacey
as Francis Underwood
Robin Wright
as Claire Underwood
Sebastian Arcelus
as Lucas Goodwin
Molly Parker
as Jacqueline Sharp
Gerald McRaney
as Raymond Tusk
Kristen Connolly
as Christina Gallagher
Sakina Jaffrey
as Linda Vasquez
Nathan Darrow
as Edward Meechum
Constance Zimmer
as Janine Skorsky
Rachel Brosnahan
as Rachel Posner
Michel Gill
as Garrett Walker
Sandrine Holt
as Gillian Cole
Jayne Atkinson
as Catherine Durant
Mahershala Ali
as Remy Danton
Michael Kelly
as Doug Stamper
Ben Daniels
as Adam Galloway
Boris McGiver
as Tom Hammerschmidt
Elizabeth Marvel
as Heather Dunbar
Jimmi Simpson
as Gavin Orsay
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Critic Reviews for House of Cards: Season 5

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (9)

With its muted color palette, finely crafted dialogue, and expert performances, House of Cards wears its prestige drama getup well, but that's not enough.

August 18, 2017 | Full Review…
Christianity Today

There's still life in the old House of Cards dog yet. But whether the Underwoods can keep playing a trump card on that guy in the White House remains to be seen.

July 17, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
The List

Stepping back into the Underwoods' White House feels familiar, but it's clear that the show's creators have gone to great lengths to avoid using the same old tricks and tropes.

June 14, 2017 | Full Review…

That Season 5 of Netflix's flagship program doesn't feature much in the way of drawing out the wild interior lives of these characters is one of the primary reasons that the show feels stuck on autopilot.

June 13, 2017 | Full Review…

Together, Spacey and Wright power a microwave year of House of Cards that reheats our interest for the franchise.

June 5, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Halfway through this season, the only thing I can say with the utmost certainty, and with great difficulty as it does bring entertainment above all else, is to just let it go.

June 5, 2017 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…
The Young Folks

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