The list author says: "People tend to associate fairy tale movies with Disney. But fairy tales can be dark, scary, subversive, romantic or funny... All qualities that adults appriciate in a movie. These movies are based on classic fairy tales but are definitely not for kids!"
"Any "Phantom" movie has strong parallels the the "Beauty and the Beast" story. I just put this one on the list because director Joel Schumaker makes strong visual references to Cocteau's "Beauty and the Beast"."
"A beauty queen dies just after being crowned Miss Texas Rose. But when a smitten undertaker gives her a chaste peck prior to embalming, she wakes up igniting a media frenzy in this Sleeping Beauty-esque romantic comedy."
"An apathetic college student joins an organization of girls who agree to be loaned out to men while under sedation. However as time goes on, our heroine discovers she wants to know what's happening while she's asleep. Disturbing, sexual, and definitely not for kids."