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Summary of Interest Rate Swap Agreements Designated as Hedge Agreements (Detail)

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Summary of Interest Rate Swap Agreements Designated as Hedge Agreements (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Interest Rate Swaps [Line Items]    
Nominal Amount $ 450,000cnk_NominalAmountOfInterestRateSwap  
Current Liability 4,255us-gaap_DerivativeLiabilitiesCurrent [1] 5,367us-gaap_DerivativeLiabilitiesCurrent
Long-Term Liability 317us-gaap_DerivativeLiabilitiesNoncurrent [2] 3,809us-gaap_DerivativeLiabilitiesNoncurrent
Estimated Total Fair Value at December 31, 2014 4,572us-gaap_DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeNet  
Agreement One    
Interest Rate Swaps [Line Items]    
Nominal Amount 175,000cnk_NominalAmountOfInterestRateSwap
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapOneAgreementMember
 
Effective Date Dec. 01, 2010  
Pay Rate 1.3975%cnk_DerivativeInstrumentPayRate
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapOneAgreementMember
 
Receive Rate 1-Month LIBOR  
Expiration Date Sep. 01, 2015  
Current Liability 1,437us-gaap_DerivativeLiabilitiesCurrent
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapOneAgreementMember
[1]  
Estimated Total Fair Value at December 31, 2014 1,437us-gaap_DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeNet
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapOneAgreementMember
 
Agreement Two    
Interest Rate Swaps [Line Items]    
Nominal Amount 175,000cnk_NominalAmountOfInterestRateSwap
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapTwoAgreementMember
 
Effective Date Dec. 01, 2010  
Pay Rate 1.40%cnk_DerivativeInstrumentPayRate
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapTwoAgreementMember
 
Receive Rate 1-Month LIBOR  
Expiration Date Sep. 01, 2015  
Current Liability 1,451us-gaap_DerivativeLiabilitiesCurrent
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapTwoAgreementMember
[1]  
Estimated Total Fair Value at December 31, 2014 1,451us-gaap_DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeNet
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapTwoAgreementMember
 
Agreement Three    
Interest Rate Swaps [Line Items]    
Nominal Amount 100,000cnk_NominalAmountOfInterestRateSwap
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapThreeAgreementMember
 
Effective Date Nov. 01, 2011  
Pay Rate 1.715%cnk_DerivativeInstrumentPayRate
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapThreeAgreementMember
 
Receive Rate 1-Month LIBOR  
Expiration Date Apr. 01, 2016  
Current Liability 1,367us-gaap_DerivativeLiabilitiesCurrent
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapThreeAgreementMember
[1]  
Long-Term Liability 317us-gaap_DerivativeLiabilitiesNoncurrent
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapThreeAgreementMember
[2]  
Estimated Total Fair Value at December 31, 2014 $ 1,684us-gaap_DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeNet
/ us-gaap_DerivativeByNatureAxis
= cnk_InterestRateSwapThreeAgreementMember
 
[1] Included in accrued other current liabilities on the consolidated balance sheet as of December 31, 2014.
[2] Included in other long-term liabilities on the consolidated balance sheet as of December 31, 2014.