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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, 2018
Mar. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2017
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues $ 779,971 $ 779,610  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,835,652 1,828,054 $ 1,828,054
Reportable Geographical Components | U.S.      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues 599,645 581,209  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,450,758 1,439,168  
Reportable Geographical Components | Brazil      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues 80,136 94,699  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 174,341 179,669  
Reportable Geographical Components | Other international countries      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues 103,492 107,369  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 210,553 209,217  
Eliminations      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]      
Revenues $ (3,302) $ (3,667)