Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Other Investments - Additional Information (Detail)

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Other Investments - Additional Information (Detail)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2018
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2019
USD ($)
Studio
ProjectionSystem
Dec. 31, 2018
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2017
USD ($)
Maximum        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Percentage of voting interest   50.00%    
Minimum        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Percentage of voting interest   20.00%    
Digital Cinema Implementation Partners        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Percentage of voting interest   33.00%    
Economic interest in Digital Cinema Implementation Partners   24.30%    
Description of digital cinema deployment agreements   The DCDAs end on the earlier to occur of (i) the tenth anniversary of the "mean deployment date" for all digital projection systems scheduled to be deployed over a period of up to five years, or (ii) the date DCIP achieves "cost recoupment", each as defined in the DCDAs.    
Number of major motion picture studio, long-term digital cinema deployment agreements | Studio   6    
Number of equipment being leased under master equipment lease agreement | ProjectionSystem   3,866    
Digital Cinema Implementation Partners | Maximum        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Deployment period of digital cinema deployment agreements   5 years    
AC JV, LLC | Film rentals and advertising        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Event fees   $ 15,376 $ 12,481 $ 13,950
Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Percentage of voting interest   14.60%    
Payments for content delivery services   $ 896 $ 927 $ 848
CNMK Texas Properties, LLC        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Percentage of voting interest   50.00%    
Cash contributions $ 20,000      
CNMK Texas Properties, LLC | AWSR Investments, LLC        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Percentage of voting interest   50.00%    
Cash contributions $ 20,000      
Management fee revenues   $ 64