House of Cards (US)

The BEST episodes of House of Cards (US)

Every episode of House of Cards (US) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of House of Cards (US)!

Ruthless and cunning, Congressman Francis Underwood and his wife Claire stop at nothing to conquer everything. It penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C.

Last Updated: 5/26/2022Network: Netflix
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Chapter 26
star
8.50
5290 votes

#1 - Chapter 26

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/14/2014

Francis faces annihilation while the nation is in an uproar. Stamper must tie up loose ends. Claire feels the cost of ruthlessness.

Directors: James Foley
Watch Now:Amazon
Chapter 14
star
8.43
6021 votes

#2 - Chapter 14

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/14/2014

The Underwoods tackle two threats that could bring their plans to ruin. Francis grooms his replacement as Whip. Claire goes on the offensive.

Directors: Carl Franklin
Watch Now:Amazon
Chapter 52
star
8.37
4071 votes

#3 - Chapter 52

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/4/2016

As the hostage situation continues, Claire secretly negotiates with Yusuf al Ahmadi. Frank confronts Hammerschmidt.

Directors: Jakob Verbruggen
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Chapter 13
star
8.20
5518 votes

#4 - Chapter 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/1/2013

Frank scrambles to keep his plan on track. Gillian is planning to sue Claire. Zoe, Janine, and Lucas investigate Rachel Posner and her relationship with Peter Russo.

Directors: Allen Coulter
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Chapter 43
star
8.12
3760 votes

#5 - Chapter 43

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/4/2016

Claire threatens Frank. Frank makes a politically bold move that may provoke Russia. An event at a campaign stop changes everything.

Directors: Robin Wright
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Chapter 1
star
8.11
8207 votes

#6 - Chapter 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/1/2013

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

Directors: David Fincher
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Chapter 6
star
8.09
6049 votes

#7 - Chapter 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/1/2013

The strike between Frank and Marty starts to get out of hand. Russo has decided to run for Governor of Pennsylvania.

Directors: Joel Schumacher
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Chapter 17
star
8.07
5110 votes

#8 - Chapter 17

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/14/2014

A terror scare at the Capitol traps Francis with a resentful Donald Blythe. Claire gives a live interview that rocks the media.

Directors: James Foley
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Chapter 2
star
8.06
7101 votes

#9 - Chapter 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/1/2013

Francis and Doug plan to frame Secretary of State nominee, Michael Kern. Meanwhile, Zoe's popularity at the Washington Herald continues to grow.

Directors: David Fincher
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Chapter 49
star
8.05
3801 votes

#10 - Chapter 49

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/4/2016

As Frank deals with a new threat to his candidacy, Claire has doubts about their plan. Claire faces a difficult decision concerning her mother.

Directors: Robin Wright
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Chapter 64
star
8.05
3257 votes

#11 - Chapter 64

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 5/30/2017

Frank attempts to stop Cathy from testifying. With Hammerschmidt sniffing out the truth, the Underwoods throw someone close to them under the bus.

Directors: Robin Wright
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Chapter 11
star
8.05
5621 votes

#12 - Chapter 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/1/2013

Zoe extends her time away from The Hill while Francis tracks down Russo and engages in damage control.

Directors: Carl Franklin
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Chapter 65
star
8.04
3271 votes

#13 - Chapter 65

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/30/2017

In the wake of a surprising announcement, everything at the White House is shaken up. A decision must be made about whether to go to war.

Directors: Robin Wright
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Chapter 25
star
8.03
5039 votes

#14 - Chapter 25

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/14/2014

Francis finds himself shut out and Claire makes a difficult sacrifice. Stamper tries to regain control.

Directors: James Foley
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Chapter 3
star
8.02
6496 votes

#15 - Chapter 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/1/2013

Francis heads for his hometown to deal with a crisis. Zoe negotiates the politics of being a journalist on the rise. Claire finds herself a new business partner.

Directors: James Foley
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Chapter 5
star
8.02
6294 votes

#16 - Chapter 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/1/2013

A feud starts between Francis and Marty Spinella. Russo goes into depression about the job losses at the shipyards.

Directors: Joel Schumacher
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Chapter 24
star
8.00
4909 votes

#17 - Chapter 24

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/14/2014

A Special Prosecutor interrogates Francis. Remy Danton tries to keep his options open. Stamper wrestles with his demons.

Directors: John Coles
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Chapter 9
star
7.97
5558 votes

#18 - Chapter 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/1/2013

Frank tries to do whatever it takes to get the new bill passed in Congress. Russo goes on a bus campaign with the Vice President, but the VP is not making it an easy trip for him. Zoe's relationship with Frank gets a little bumpy.

Directors: James Foley
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Chapter 4
star
7.97
6526 votes

#19 - Chapter 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/1/2013

Francis shakes down the Congressional leadership. Zoe is offered the promotion of White House Correspondent and doesn't know if she should take it or not.

Directors: James Foley
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Chapter 22
star
7.96
5112 votes

#20 - Chapter 22

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/14/2014

Things get personal when Tusk blindsides the Underwoods with a scandal. Freddy and his BBQ joint get caught up in the mix.

Directors: Jodie Foster
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Chapter 16
star
7.94
5171 votes

#21 - Chapter 16

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/14/2014

Tension rises between Francis and Raymond Tusk as the situation with China deteriorates. A battle in the Senate pits Francis against the Republicans.

Directors: James Foley
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Chapter 21
star
7.94
5148 votes

#22 - Chapter 21

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/14/2014

The war with Tusk intensifies. Claire influences Tricia Walker politically and domestically. Francis has a show-down with Linda Vasquez.

Directors: James Foley
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Chapter 12
star
7.93
5419 votes

#23 - Chapter 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/1/2013

The President sends Frank to St. Louis to persuade Raymond Tusk into becoming the new Vice President. Zoe and Janine investigate Peter Russo's death.

Directors: Allen Coulter
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Chapter 51
star
7.93
3722 votes

#24 - Chapter 51

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/4/2016

Frank asks Will to help deal with extremists threatening to murder hostages. Hammerschmidt digs deeper into the allegations against Frank.

Directors: Jakob Verbruggen
Watch Now:Amazon
Chapter 10
star
7.92
5763 votes

#25 - Chapter 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/1/2013

Claire fuels an old flame. Peter wrestles with his demons. Francis crosses the point of no return.

Directors: Carl Franklin
Watch Now:Amazon

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