House of Cards (1990) TV Mini-Series poster and book cover compared.

House of Cards

Paul Seed, 1990

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House of Cards
Michael Dobbs, 1989

House of Cards is a TV mini-series directed by Paul Seed in 1990 and based on the book of the same name by Michael Dobbs, first published in 1989. The TV series features Ian Richardson, Diane Fletcher, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Malcolm Tierney, and others.

What users say

“The TV series is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

8.5

/ 10

TV Mini-Series Poster: House of Cards (Paul Seed, 1990)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: House of Cards (Michael Dobbs, 1989)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of House of Cards, the 1989 book by Michael Dobbs.

House of Cards

Read by: Erich Räuker

Storyline

After Margaret Thatcher’s resignation, the ruling Conservative Party is about to elect a new leader. Urquhart is secretly contemptuous of the well-meaning but weak Collingridge, but expects a promotion to a senior position in the Cabinet. After the general election, Urquhart submits his suggestions for a reshuffle that includes his desired promotion.

Genres

Movie vs Book

Poster of House of Cards, the 1990 TV series by Paul Seed

Year

1990

Minutes

226

Movie Rate

8.50

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

House of Cards

Country: UK

Year: 1990

Length: 3h46m / 4 episodes

Cover of House of Cards, the 1989 book by Michael Dobbs

Year

1989

Pages

383

Book Rate

7.92

S: Goodreads

Book

House of Cards

Country: UK

First published in: 1989

Length: 383 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

TV Series poster
House of Cards (2013-2018)
TV Series by Beau Willimon

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of House of Cards, the 1990 TV series by Paul Seed

TV Mini-Series

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Cover of House of Cards, the 1989 book by Michael Dobbs

Book

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5 VOTES

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of House of Cards, the 1990 TV series by Paul Seed

WATCH

Yes

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21% No

11 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of House of Cards, the 1989 book by Michael Dobbs

READ

Yes

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33% No

8 votes

4 votes

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