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Summary of Activity with NCM Included in Company's Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (Detail)

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Summary of Activity with NCM Included in Company's Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Sep. 30, 2013
Sep. 30, 2014
Sep. 30, 2013
Sep. 30, 2014
Other Comprehensive Income (Loss)
Sep. 30, 2014
Cash Received
Sep. 30, 2014
Other Revenue
Sep. 30, 2014
Equity in Earnings
Sep. 30, 2014
Distributions from NCM
Sep. 30, 2014
Investment In NCM
Sep. 30, 2014
Investment In NCM
Annual Common Unit Adjustment
Sep. 30, 2014
Deferred Revenue
Dec. 31, 2013
Deferred Revenue
Sep. 30, 2014
Deferred Revenue
Annual Common Unit Adjustment
Sep. 30, 2014
NCM
Sep. 30, 2013
NCM
Sep. 30, 2014
NCM
Sep. 30, 2013
NCM
Sep. 30, 2014
NCM
Other Comprehensive Income (Loss)
Sep. 30, 2014
NCM
Other Revenue
Sep. 30, 2014
NCM
Equity in Earnings
Sep. 30, 2014
NCM
Deferred Revenue
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]                                              
Beginning Balance       $ 178,853             $ 178,853   $ (337,114) $ (334,429)                  
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment (8,216)     (8,216) (98,797)             8,216     (8,216)                
Revenues earned under ESA             6,911 [1] (6,911) [1]                              
Receipt of excess cash distributions             19,637     (10,648) (8,989)                        
Receipt under tax receivable agreement             5,895     (3,510) (2,385)                        
Equity in earnings   (10,328) (11,733) (17,548) (15,839)           5,746         (5,389) (7,122) (5,746) (8,524)     (5,746)  
Equity in other comprehensive income   (466) (1,776) (862) (3,454)           668                 (668)      
Amortization of deferred revenue                                         (5,531)   5,531
Ending Balance   182,109   182,109             182,109   (337,114) (334,429)                  
Ending Balance                   (14,158)                          
Ending Balance                 (5,746)                            
Ending Balance           (668)   (12,442)                              
Ending Balance             $ 32,443                                
[1] Amount includes the per patron and per digital screen theatre access fees due to the Company, net of amounts due to NCM for on-screen advertising time provided to the Company's beverage concessionaire of approximately $0.