|Which is the better film?|
|The Godfather||Batman Begins|
Each is the opening chapter of an iconic film trilogy that brings pulpy source material to the big screen. Both films chronicle a young protagonist (Michael Corleone/Bruce Wayne) that begins his journey to becoming a powerful player. The difference being the side of the law they'd ultimately fall on. Both decide to take upon a special role/title to fulfill their task. (The crime lord the Godfather/The vigilante Batman) Both initially being spurred as a reaction to violence against their families that they sought to protect. Each went into exile from the United States after a key confrontation with a mobster in a diner (Virgil "The Turk" Sollozzo/Carmine "The Roman" Falcone) for a number of years until returning home in order to try and bring about justice. But each has to contend with a intricate conspiracy run by an old rival and associate (Emilio "The Wolf" Barzini/Henri "Ra's al Ghul" Ducard) who initially acts through proxies to cover-up his involvement.