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Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail)

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Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2014
Sep. 30, 2013
Sep. 30, 2014
Sep. 30, 2013
Dec. 31, 2013
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues $ 646,903 $ 757,566 $ 1,967,046 $ 2,030,961  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,427,787   1,427,787   1,427,190
U.S. Operating Segment
         
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 463,854 529,426 1,433,259 1,412,898  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,065,964   1,065,964   1,062,471
Brazil
         
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 83,521 87,028 256,421 251,831  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 211,072   211,072   201,492
Other international countries
         
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 102,907 144,743 287,080 376,012  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 150,751   150,751   163,227
Eliminations
         
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues $ (3,379) $ (3,631) $ (9,714) $ (9,780)