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Summary of Activity with NCM Included in Company's Consolidated Financial Statements (Parenthetical) (Detail)

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Summary of Activity with NCM Included in Company's Consolidated Financial Statements (Parenthetical) (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Company's beverage concessionaire $ 11,489cnk_CostOfOnScreenTimeProvidedToCompanysBeverageConcessionaire $ 11,958cnk_CostOfOnScreenTimeProvidedToCompanysBeverageConcessionaire $ 11,063cnk_CostOfOnScreenTimeProvidedToCompanysBeverageConcessionaire