By casting Pam Grier as the star, these films discovered a previously buried type.
Against the backdrop of America's race riots in the 1970's, these films sought an understanding and exploration of street justice.
America was in the middle of an unsupported war, and equality was promised, and that promised seemed unfulfilled.
Pam Grier was looking super hot and sexy in the clip.
The high female leader, and warrior for justice that she mostly was in these films stirred admiration in both men and women, and in particular for those of African descent.