Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Goodwill (Parenthetical) (Detail)

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Summary of Goodwill (Parenthetical) (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Dec. 31, 2014
U.S. Operating Segment  
Goodwill [Line Items]  
Accumulated impairment losses $ 214,031us-gaap_GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= cnk_UsOperatingSegmentMember
International Operating Segment  
Goodwill [Line Items]  
Accumulated impairment losses $ 27,622us-gaap_GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss
/ us-gaap_StatementBusinessSegmentsAxis
= cnk_InternationalOperatingSegmentMember