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Summary of Impact of Translating Financial Statements of Company's International Subsidiaries (Detail)

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Summary of Impact of Translating Financial Statements of Company's International Subsidiaries (Detail)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
USD ($)
Mar. 31, 2017
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2017
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ 204 $ 14,893  
Brazil      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 3.31   3.31
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ 391    
Argentina      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 20.16   18.65
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (3,541)    
Colombia      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 2,780.47   2,936.67
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ 1,887    
Chile      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 604.40   615.97
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ 1,207    
Other foreign countries      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) 260    
International Subsidiaries | Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Stockholders' Equity      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ 204