Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Changes in Deferred Revenues (Detail)

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Changes in Deferred Revenues (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Change in Contract with Customer Liability [Line Items]      
Balance at January 1, 2020 $ 486,780    
Amounts recognized as accounts receivable 2,915    
Cash received from customers in advance 56,772    
Common units received from NCM (see Note 8) 3,620    
Interest accrued related to significant financing component 23,595    
Revenue recognized during period (88,939)    
Foreign currency translation adjustments (1,658)    
Balance at December 31, 2020 483,085 $ 486,780  
NCM      
Change in Contract with Customer Liability [Line Items]      
Interest accrued related to significant financing component (23,595)    
NCM Screen Advertising Advances      
Change in Contract with Customer Liability [Line Items]      
Balance at January 1, 2020 [1] 348,354    
Common units received from NCM (see Note 8) (3,620) (1,552) $ (5,012)
Interest accrued related to significant financing component 23,595 [1],[2] 28,624  
Revenue recognized during period [1] (31,314)    
Balance at December 31, 2020 [1] 344,255 348,354  
NCM Screen Advertising Advances | NCM      
Change in Contract with Customer Liability [Line Items]      
Common units received from NCM (see Note 8) [1] 3,620    
Other Deferred Revenues      
Change in Contract with Customer Liability [Line Items]      
Balance at January 1, 2020 [3] 138,426    
Amounts recognized as accounts receivable [3] 2,915    
Cash received from customers in advance [3] 56,772    
Revenue recognized during period [3] (57,625)    
Foreign currency translation adjustments [3] (1,658)    
Balance at December 31, 2020 [3] $ 138,830 $ 138,426  
[1] See Significant Financing Component discussion below.  See Note 8 for the maturity of balances as of December 31, 2020.
[2] As a result of adoption of ASC Topic 606, the Company determined that the deferred revenue associated with the ESA and CUA agreement should be amortized on a straight-line basis versus the units of revenue method followed prior to adoption.  In addition, the Company determined that a significant financing component existed for the ESA.
[3] Includes liabilities associated with outstanding gift cards and discount ticket vouchers, points or rebates outstanding under the Company’s loyalty and membership programs and revenues not yet recognized for screen advertising and other promotional activities. Amount is classified as accounts payable and accrued expenses or other long-term liabilities on the consolidated balance sheet.