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Investment in National CineMedia LLC - Additional Information (Detail)

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Investment in National CineMedia LLC - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
0 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Feb. 13, 2007
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Theatre access fees per patron   $ 0.07cnk_TheatreAccessFeesPerPatron    
Increase in percentage of payment per theatre patron   8.00%cnk_PercentageIncreaseInTheatreAccessFees    
Duration of percentage increase in theatre access fees per patron   5 years    
Payment per digital screen 800cnk_PaymentPerDigitalScreen 1,125cnk_PaymentPerDigitalScreen 1,072cnk_PaymentPerDigitalScreen 1,021cnk_PaymentPerDigitalScreen
Percentage of annual increase in payment per digital screen   5.00%cnk_PercentageOfAnnualIncreaseInPaymentPerDigitalScreen    
Minimum percentage of aggregate advertising revenue for payment of fees   12.00%cnk_MinimumPercentageOfAggregateAdvertisingRevenueForPaymentOfFees    
Remaining term of exhibitor services agreement   22 years    
Number of common units of NCM owned by Company   24,556,136cnk_NumberOfCompanyOneCommonUnitsHeldByCompany    
Interest in common units of NCM owned by Company   19.00%cnk_PercentageOwnershipInCompanyOne    
Investment In NCM        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Common unit convertible into share of NCMI common stock, conversion ratio   1cnk_EquivalentNumberOfSharesCommonStock
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Estimated fair value of investment using NCMI's stock price   $ 352,872cnk_EstimatedFairValueInvestmentInCompanyOne
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NCMI stock price   $ 14.37cnk_FairValueEstimatePerShareInvestmentInCompanyOne
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