Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail)

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Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Sep. 30, 2019
[1]
Jun. 30, 2019
[1]
Mar. 31, 2019
[1]
Dec. 31, 2018
Sep. 30, 2018
Jun. 30, 2018
Mar. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues $ 788,803 [1] $ 821,817 $ 957,756 $ 714,723 $ 798,476 $ 754,235 $ 889,053 $ 779,971 $ 3,283,099 [1] $ 3,221,735 $ 2,991,547
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,735,247       1,833,133       1,735,247 1,833,133  
Reportable Geographical Components | U.S.                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 2,594,246 2,551,719 2,236,237
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,436,275       1,479,603       1,436,275 1,479,603  
Reportable Geographical Components | Brazil                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 302,074 283,009 341,485
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 118,367       140,570       118,367 140,570  
Reportable Geographical Components | Other international countries                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 400,122 399,769 427,951
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net $ 180,605       $ 212,960       180,605 212,960  
Eliminations                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 $ (13,343) $ (12,762) $ (14,126)
[1] See Note 3 for discussion of the impact of ASC 842 that was effective January 1, 2019.