Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Summary of Changes in Stockholders Equity (Detail)

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Summary of Changes in Stockholders Equity (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
Mar. 31, 2017
Jan. 01, 2018
Shareholders Equity [Line Items]      
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. stockholder's equity, Beginning Balance $ 1,393,795    
Noncontrolling Interests, Beginning balance 11,893    
Total Equity, Beginning Balance 1,405,688 $ 1,272,960  
Cumulative effect of change in accounting principle, net of taxes of $13,079 (see Note 3)     $ 40,526
Share based awards compensation expense 3,426 3,241  
Stock withholdings related to share based awards that vested (2,695) (2,694)  
Dividends paid to stockholders (37,346) [1] (33,760) [2]  
Dividends accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards (125) [1] (153) [2]  
Dividends paid to noncontrolling interests   (294)  
Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. 62,021 79,728  
Net income attributable to Noncontrolling Interests (156) (466)  
Net income 62,177 80,194  
Other comprehensive income in equity method investees 136 198  
Foreign currency translation adjustments 204 13,342  
Cinemark Holding, Inc. stockholder's equity, Ending Balance 1,459,942    
Noncontrolling Interests, Ending Balance 12,049    
Total Equity, Ending Balance 1,471,991 1,333,034  
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Stockholders' Equity      
Shareholders Equity [Line Items]      
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. stockholder's equity, Beginning Balance 1,393,795 1,261,818  
Cumulative effect of change in accounting principle, net of taxes of $13,079 (see Note 3)     40,526
Share based awards compensation expense 3,426 3,241  
Stock withholdings related to share based awards that vested (2,695) (2,694)  
Dividends paid to stockholders (37,346) [1] (33,760) [2]  
Dividends accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards (125) [1] (153) [2]  
Dividends paid to noncontrolling interests   0  
Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. 62,021 79,728  
Other comprehensive income in equity method investees 136 198  
Foreign currency translation adjustments 204 13,342  
Cinemark Holding, Inc. stockholder's equity, Ending Balance 1,459,942 1,321,720  
Noncontrolling Interests      
Shareholders Equity [Line Items]      
Noncontrolling Interests, Beginning balance 11,893 11,142  
Cumulative effect of change in accounting principle, net of taxes of $13,079 (see Note 3)     $ 0
Share based awards compensation expense 0 0  
Stock withholdings related to share based awards that vested 0 0  
Dividends paid to stockholders 0 [1] 0 [2]  
Dividends accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards 0 [1] 0 [2]  
Dividends paid to noncontrolling interests   (294)  
Net income attributable to Noncontrolling Interests 156 466  
Other comprehensive income in equity method investees 0 0  
Foreign currency translation adjustments 0 0  
Noncontrolling Interests, Ending Balance $ 12,049 $ 11,314  
[1] The Company’s board of directors declared a cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2017 in the amount of $0.32 per share of common stock payable to stockholders of record on March 8, 2018. The dividend was paid on March 22, 2018.
[2] The Company’s board of directors declared a cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2016 in the amount of $0.29 per share of common stock payable to stockholders of record on March 8, 2017. The dividend was paid on March 20, 2017.