House of Cards Season 5 poster
Original run May 30, 2017
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 October 3, 2017
Blu-ray Disc release
Region A October 3, 2017
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Season 5 of House of Cards was announced on January 28, 2016 and aired on May 30, 2017.


With the stakes higher than ever, Frank and Claire work together to consolidate their power and win the White House by any means possible.


See also: Character appearances for Season 5


Recurring cast


Picture Title Number Episode Number Original Airdate
Chapter53 "Chapter 53" 53 1 May 30, 2017
As Congress debates investigating Frank, he and Claire attempt to stoke fear of terrorism. Tom Yates continues his stay in the White House.
Chapter54 "Chapter 54" 54 2 May 30, 2017
Frank and his team work to leverage support in key states by any means necessary. Claire learns some upsetting news about one of Frank's friends.
Chapter55 "Chapter 55" 55 3 May 30, 2017
The day before the election, Conway holds a 24-hour Skype session with voters, while Frank and Claire stump in key states and try to discredit him.
Chapter56 "Chapter 56" 56 4 May 30, 2017
With a tight race and low voter turnout on Election Day, things look grim for Frank. But he's still got one more trick up his sleeve.
Chapter57 "Chapter 57" 57 5 May 30, 2017
Nine weeks after Election Day, the Underwoods work to consolidate their power. Leann tries to track down a missing Aidan Macallan.
Chapter58 "Chapter 58" 58 6 May 30, 2017
In the midst of uncertainty, suspected Russian forces take over an American station in Antarctica. Meanwhile, a damaging news leak could hurt Frank.
Chapter59 "Chapter 59" 59 7 May 30, 2017
When a crisis forces White House personnel to take shelter in a bunker, Commerce Department official Jane Davis negotiates through back channels.
Chapter60 "Chapter 60" 60 8 May 30, 2017
While Frank attends an elite men's weekend gathering to firm up support, Claire deals with a stranded Russian ship and threats from Petrov.
Chapter61 "Chapter 61" 61 9 May 30, 2017
Petrov tries to influence affairs in the U.S. Jane discusses her agenda with Claire. With her job st stake, Leann reaches out to a reporter for help.
Chapter62 "Chapter 62" 62 10 May 30, 2017
The Underwoods and their team angle to undermine the revived committee investigating Frank. Hammerschmidt's investigation heats up.
Chapter63 "Chapter 63" 63 11 May 30, 2017
As the team tries to control the fallout from damaging testimonies and leaks, everyone is under suspicion and tensions flare between Frank and Claire.
Chapter64 "Chapter 64" 64 12 May 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.
Chapter65 "Chapter 65" 65 13 May 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.


Released stills

Season 5 Episodes

501. "Chapter 53"
502. "Chapter 54"
503. "Chapter 55"
504. "Chapter 56"
505. "Chapter 57"

506. "Chapter 58"
507. "Chapter 59"
508. "Chapter 60"
509. "Chapter 61"
510. "Chapter 62"

511. "Chapter 63"
512. "Chapter 64"
513. "Chapter 65"

See also: S1S2S3S4S5S6