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Summary of Changes in Stockholders Equity (Parenthetical) (Detail)

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Summary of Changes in Stockholders Equity (Parenthetical) (Detail) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2017
Mar. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Jun. 30, 2016
Mar. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Jun. 30, 2017
Jun. 30, 2016
Shareholders Equity [Line Items]                
Unrealized loss due to fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements, taxes $ 0     $ 20     $ 0 $ 138
Cash Dividends approved per common share $ 0.29 $ 0.29 $ 0.29 $ 0.27 $ 0.27 $ 0.27 $ 0.58 $ 0.54
Date of Record   Jun. 08, 2017 Mar. 08, 2017   Jun. 08, 2016 Mar. 07, 2016    
Dividend Payable Date   Jun. 22, 2017 Mar. 20, 2017   Jun. 22, 2016 Mar. 18, 2016    
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Stockholders' Equity                
Shareholders Equity [Line Items]                
Unrealized loss due to fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements, taxes               $ 138
Gain realized on available-for-sale securities, taxes               $ 1,180