Which is the better film?
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
ThePhantomMenace AnUnexpectedJourney

Each is the first chapter chronologically, though the fourth in production, of an iconic film saga and the first entry of a divisive prequel trilogy. Both conflicts start when a royal (Queen Padme Amidala/King Thorin Oakenshield) is deposed from the place they rule (Naboo/Erebor) after it is conquered by a nefarious villain (Nute Gunray/Smaug the Dragon) which launches them on a journey to try and save their homeland. A sagely warrior (Qui-Gonn Jinn/Gandalf the Grey) comes to their aid and winds up recruiting a little person who is a relative of the original trilogy's main protagonist (Anakin Skywalker/Bilbo Baggins) who is initially underestimated but would probe to be a vital ally. During this time they gain the first sense of an old and thought to be defeated evil rising again (The Sith/Sauron) and on their journey they are hunted by a deadly agent of evil. (Darth Maul/Azog the Defiler) The heroes having to face him at the end, most prominently with one (Obi-Wan Kenobi/Thorin) who seeks to avenge a paternal figure he had murdered. (Qui-Gon/Thror)

Which is the better film?

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