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Melanie Griffith, Dakota Johnson, Don Johnson

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No matter how grown up Dakota Johnson is, she could never turn down an A-list red carpet escort from her own mom and dad. 

The actress synonymous with Anastasia Steele took a break from all of the Fifty Shades of Grey chatter to celebrate the release of her latest film, How to Be Single, a romantic comedy also starring funny ladies Rebel Wilson and Leslie Mann

The brunette beauty hit the red carpet in New York City Wednesday night dressed in a nude gown adorned with sparkling star embellishments from top to toe. 

While she kept the jewelry to a minimum, her best accessories were arguably her mother, Golden Globe winner Melanie Griffith, and father, actor and singer Don Johnson, who escorted their daughter down the red carpet. Her half-brother Jesse Johnson also posed for pictures with the beaming family. 

As silver screen veterans, Melanie and Don know a thing or two about the movie business. Blame it on experience or just sheer parental bias, but they both could not stop raving about their 26-year-old daughter's new performance.

Melanie offered up her own review of Dakota's portrayal on her Instagram account, writing "She comes on screen and there's a breathless hush that comes over the audience. She is magnificent!" 

She echoed the sentiment when E! News caught up with her at the premiere. "Hashtag proud mama—that's how proud I am of her!" she said. 

As for #prouddaddy Don, he knows firsthand how surprising this volume of a response can be for an actor. 

"You never can prepare for this kind of success," he told E! News. It didn't take Melanie long to chime back in. "We both made this success!"

"And had fun doing it," Don concluded. 

Well, thanks Melanie and Don for giving us new #momanddadgoals.