Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Long-Term Debt - Additional Information (Detail)

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Long-Term Debt - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended 1 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Jun. 24, 2013
Jun. 30, 2011
Dec. 18, 2012
Jun. 03, 2011
Jun. 29, 2009
May 24, 2013
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Percentage voting stock of foreign subsidiaries   65.00%cnk_PercentageVotingStockOfForeignSubsidiariesGuaranteedSeniorSecuredCreditFacility                
Multiple consolidated interest expense under subcondition two of condition two under dividend restriction   1.75cnk_MultipleConsolidatedInterestExpenseUnderSubconditionTwoOfConditionTwoUnderDividendRestriction                
Amount outstanding under the term loan   $ 686,000,000cnk_SeniorSecuredDebtOutstanding $ 693,000,000cnk_SeniorSecuredDebtOutstanding              
Loss on early retirement of debt 72,302,000cnk_LossOnEarlyRetirementOfDebt   72,302,000cnk_LossOnEarlyRetirementOfDebt 5,599,000cnk_LossOnEarlyRetirementOfDebt            
Carrying value of long-term debt   1,822,997,000us-gaap_LongTermDebt 1,832,800,000us-gaap_LongTermDebt              
Fair value of long-term debt   1,790,987,000cnk_FairValueLongTermDebt 1,815,879,000cnk_FairValueLongTermDebt              
5.125% senior notes due 2022                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Aggregate principal amount issued             400,000,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
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= cnk_FivePointOneTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwoMember
     
Interest rate             5.125%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_FivePointOneTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwoMember
     
Debt instrument, maturity date       Dec. 15, 2022            
Price to repurchase the senior subordinated notes as a percentage of the aggregate principal amount outstanding plus accrued and unpaid interest in case of change of control   101.00%cnk_PriceToRepurchaseSeniorSubordinatedNotesAsPercentageOfAggregatePrincipalAmountOutstandingPlusAccruedAndUnpaidInterestInCaseOfChangeOfControl
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_FivePointOneTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwoMember
               
Debt covenants, required minimum coverage ratio   200.00%cnk_CovenantRequirementsFixedChargeCoverageRatio
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_FivePointOneTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwoMember
               
Actual coverage ratio   650.00%cnk_CovenantFixedChargeCoverageRatio
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= cnk_FivePointOneTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwoMember
               
Senior notes indenture, amount that could have distributed   1,718,800,000us-gaap_PaymentsOfDistributionsToAffiliates
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= cnk_FivePointOneTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwoMember
               
7.375% senior subordinated notes due 2021                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Aggregate principal amount issued   200,000,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
          200,000,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
   
Interest rate   7.375%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
          7.375%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
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= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
   
Debt instrument, maturity date   Jun. 15, 2021                
Price to repurchase the senior subordinated notes as a percentage of the aggregate principal amount outstanding plus accrued and unpaid interest in case of change of control   101.00%cnk_PriceToRepurchaseSeniorSubordinatedNotesAsPercentageOfAggregatePrincipalAmountOutstandingPlusAccruedAndUnpaidInterestInCaseOfChangeOfControl
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
               
Debt covenants, required minimum coverage ratio   200.00%cnk_CovenantRequirementsFixedChargeCoverageRatio
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
               
Actual coverage ratio   630.00%cnk_CovenantFixedChargeCoverageRatio
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= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
               
Senior notes indenture, amount that could have distributed   1,707,755,000us-gaap_PaymentsOfDistributionsToAffiliates
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= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
               
Maximum percentage of principal amount of the senior subordinated notes that can be redeemed prior to specific date   35.00%cnk_MaximumPercentageOfPrincipalAmountOfSeniorSubordinatedNotesThatCanBeRedeemedPriorToSpecificDate
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
               
Price to repurchase the senior subordinated notes as a percentage of principal amount plus a make-whole premium in case of redemption at option of company prior to specific date   100.00%cnk_PriceToRepurchaseSeniorSubordinatedNotesAsPercentageOfPrincipalAmountPlusMakeWholePremiumInCaseOfRedemptionAtOptionOfCompanyPriorToSpecificDate
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SevenPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorSubordinatedNoteDueTwentyTwentyOneMember
               
8.625% senior note                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Aggregate principal amount issued                 470,000,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
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= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
 
Interest rate 8.625%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
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= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
8.625%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
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8.625%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
             
Proceed from Issuance of Debt Instrument   458,532,000cnk_ProceedFromIssuanceOfDebtInstrument
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= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
               
Discount on issue   11,468,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
    8,054,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscount
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= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
         
Aggregate principal amount at maturity remained outstanding                 419,403,000cnk_AggregatePrincipalAmountAtMaturityRemainedOutstanding
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
 
Percentage of debt repayment premium         112.035%cnk_PercentageOfMakeWholePremium
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
         
Write off of unamortization of debt issuance cost     7,634,000us-gaap_WriteOffOfDeferredDebtIssuanceCost
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
  7,634,000us-gaap_WriteOffOfDeferredDebtIssuanceCost
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
         
Early retirement of debt         56,564,000cnk_AmountOfMakeWholePremiumPaidUponRedemptionOfSeniorNotes
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
         
Loss on early retirement of debt         50,000cnk_LossOnEarlyRetirementOfDebt
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
         
Senior Secured Credit Facility                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Prepayment of term loan outstanding under its senior secured credit facility           157,235,000us-gaap_EarlyRepaymentOfSeniorDebt
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
       
4.875 % Senior Notes Due May 2023                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Aggregate principal amount issued                   530,000,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
Interest rate     4.875%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
            4.875%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
Debt instrument, maturity date   Jun. 01, 2023                
Price to repurchase the senior subordinated notes as a percentage of the aggregate principal amount outstanding plus accrued and unpaid interest in case of change of control   101.00%cnk_PriceToRepurchaseSeniorSubordinatedNotesAsPercentageOfAggregatePrincipalAmountOutstandingPlusAccruedAndUnpaidInterestInCaseOfChangeOfControl
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
               
Debt covenants, required minimum coverage ratio   200.00%cnk_CovenantRequirementsFixedChargeCoverageRatio
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
               
Actual coverage ratio   630.00%cnk_CovenantFixedChargeCoverageRatio
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
               
Senior notes indenture, amount that could have distributed   1,714,372,000us-gaap_PaymentsOfDistributionsToAffiliates
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
               
Maximum percentage of principal amount of the senior subordinated notes that can be redeemed prior to June 1, 2016   35.00%cnk_MaximumPercentageOfPrincipalAmountOfSeniorNotesThatCanBeRedeemedPriorToSpecificDate
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
               
Price to repurchase the senior subordinated notes as a percentage of principal amount plus a make-whole premium in case of redemption at option of company prior to June 1, 2018   100.00%cnk_PriceToRepurchaseSeniorNotesAsPercentageOfPrincipalAmountInCaseOfRedemptionAtOptionOfCompanyPriorToSpecificDate
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_SeniorNotesFourPointEightSevenFivePercentDueMayTwentyTwentyThreeMember
               
8.625% senior note due 2019                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Maturity year   2019                
Prior to December 15, 2017 | 5.125% senior notes due 2022                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Debt redemption price as percentage of principal amount   100.00%cnk_DebtInstrumentRedemptionPrice
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= cnk_FivePointOneTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwoMember
/ us-gaap_StatementScenarioAxis
= cnk_ScenarioTwoMember
               
Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Maturity date of senior secured credit facility       Dec. 18, 2019            
Amended senior secured credit facility, dividend that could have distributed   1,708,261,000cnk_DividendRestrictionsSeniorSecuredCreditFacility
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
               
Term Loan Credit Facilty | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Aggregate principal amount issued             700,000,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
     
Maturity period       7 years            
Maturity date       2019-12            
Percentage of Variable rate added to federal funds effective rate   0.50%cnk_PercentageOfVariableRateAddedToFederalFundsEffectiveRate
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
               
Amount outstanding under the term loan   686,000,000cnk_SeniorSecuredDebtOutstanding
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
               
Average interest rate on outstanding borrowings   4.00%cnk_WeightedAverageInterestRateOnTermLoan
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
               
Term Loan Credit Facilty | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility | Minimum                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Percentage of Variable margin rate added to federal funds effective rate   1.00%cnk_PercentageOfVariableMarginRateAddedToFederalFundsEffectiveRate
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MinimumMember
               
Percentage of variable margin rate added to eurodollar rate   2.00%cnk_PercentageOfVariableMarginRateAddedToEurodollarRate
/ us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityAxis
= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MinimumMember
               
Term Loan Credit Facilty | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility | Maximum                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Percentage of Variable margin rate added to federal funds effective rate   1.75%cnk_PercentageOfVariableMarginRateAddedToFederalFundsEffectiveRate
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
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= us-gaap_MaximumMember
               
Percentage of variable margin rate added to eurodollar rate   2.75%cnk_PercentageOfVariableMarginRateAddedToEurodollarRate
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
/ us-gaap_RangeAxis
= us-gaap_MaximumMember
               
Term Loan Credit Facilty | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility | Quarterly Principal Payment                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Quarterly principal payments due       1,750,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentPeriodicPaymentPrincipal
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/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
/ us-gaap_StatementScenarioAxis
= cnk_QuarterlyPrincipalPaymentMember
           
Term Loan Credit Facilty | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility | Quarterly Principal Payment | Maximum                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Maturity date       2019-09            
Term Loan Credit Facilty | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility | Remaining principal due on December 18, 2019                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Aggregate principal amount issued             652,750,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
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/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_TermLoanCreditFaciltyMember
/ us-gaap_StatementScenarioAxis
= cnk_ScenarioOneMember
     
Revolving Credit Line | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Aggregate principal amount issued             100,000,000us-gaap_DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_RevolvingCreditLineMember
     
Maturity period       5 years            
Maturity date       2017-12            
Percentage of Variable rate added to federal funds effective rate   0.50%cnk_PercentageOfVariableRateAddedToFederalFundsEffectiveRate
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/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
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Available borrowing capacity   100,000,000us-gaap_LineOfCreditFacilityRemainingBorrowingCapacity
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_RevolvingCreditLineMember
               
Amount outstanding under the revolving credit line   $ 0us-gaap_LineOfCredit
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/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_RevolvingCreditLineMember
             
Revolving Credit Line | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility | Minimum                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Percentage of Variable margin rate added to federal funds effective rate   1.00%cnk_PercentageOfVariableMarginRateAddedToFederalFundsEffectiveRate
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/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
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Percentage of variable margin rate added to eurodollar rate   2.00%cnk_PercentageOfVariableMarginRateAddedToEurodollarRate
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= cnk_AmendedSeniorSecuredCreditFacilityMember
/ us-gaap_LongtermDebtTypeAxis
= cnk_RevolvingCreditLineMember
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= us-gaap_MinimumMember
               
Revolving Credit Line | Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility | Maximum                    
Debt Instrument [Line Items]                    
Percentage of Variable margin rate added to federal funds effective rate   1.75%cnk_PercentageOfVariableMarginRateAddedToFederalFundsEffectiveRate
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Percentage of variable margin rate added to eurodollar rate   2.75%cnk_PercentageOfVariableMarginRateAddedToEurodollarRate
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