Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Common Units Received Under Adjustment Agreement (Detail)

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Summary of Common Units Received Under Adjustment Agreement (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Fair Value of Common Units Received $ 8,216cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne $ 98,797cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne $ 9,137cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
Annual Common Unit Adjustment      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Fair Value of Common Units Received 8,216cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
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8,869cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
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9,137cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
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Number of Common Units Received 557,631cnk_NumberOfAdditionalCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
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588,024cnk_NumberOfAdditionalCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
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598,724cnk_NumberOfAdditionalCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
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Date Common Units Received Mar. 27, 2014 Mar. 28, 2013 Mar. 29, 2012
Extraordinary Common Unit Adjustment      
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Fair Value of Common Units Received   $ 89,928cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
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Number of Common Units Received   5,315,837cnk_NumberOfAdditionalCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
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Date Common Units Received   May 29, 2013