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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
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Mar. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2016
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues $ 779,610 $ 704,869  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,729,236   $ 1,704,536
Reportable Geographical Components | U.S.      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues 581,209 543,915  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,323,382   1,306,643
Reportable Geographical Components | Brazil      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues 94,699 71,509  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 199,552   197,896
Reportable Geographical Components | Other international countries      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues 107,369 92,666  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 206,302   $ 199,997
Eliminations      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues $ (3,667) $ (3,221)