* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HtOFUF7SCQ The entire score]] by Björn Isfält. The usage of an organ as the main instrument elevates the score even further, given how organs are often played at funerals and the bulk of the movie takes place in the afterlife.
* MemeticMutation: ''"All makt åt Tengil, vår befriare! / All power to Tengil, our liberator"''
* NarmCharm: The movie. It's very much a product of the seventies and has its corny moments but that's really part of the charm. And even with all that it's still an incredibly gripping movie.
* NightmareFuel: Katla in the [[SpecialEffectFailure movies]] may seem [[{{Narm}} silly]] both by modern standards, yet countless children have had nightmares because of her.
* SpecialEffectFailure: The matte paintings are not exactly discreet. Also Katla, who looks like she was made from paper-mache.
* TearJerker: Well, it's Creator/AstridLindgren.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids It's not just one character who dies (repeatedly)...