4 Blocks is a German drama series. It stars Kida Khodr Ramadan as Ali "Toni“ Hamady, the leader of a crime family and drug cartel in Berlin-Neukölln. He is forced to postpone his plans to leave the business to live an ordinary life with his wife, played by Maryam Zaree, when his brother-in-law, played by Massiv, is arrested. He brings in Vince Kerner, played by Frederick Lau, a boyhood friend, to restore order in the family business, much to the dislike of Toni's brother Abbas, played by Veysel Gelin, who is eager to succeed him as the family leader.
The first season premiered on German pay television channel TNT Serie on May 8th, 2017. A second season premiered on October 11th, 2018. Internationally, the series airs on Amazon Prime Video.
4 Blocks has received critical acclaim in Germany and has won multiple domestic awards, including the Grimme-Preis for Ramadan, Gelin, and director Marvin Kren, and six German Television Awards (Deutscher Fernsehpreis), including Best Drama Series, Best Actor for Ramadan, and Best Director for Kren.