Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Non-controlling Interest in Subsidiaries (Detail)

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Non-controlling Interest in Subsidiaries (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]    
Noncontrolling interests $ 10,329us-gaap_MinorityInterest $ 8,995us-gaap_MinorityInterest
Cinemark Partners II    
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]    
Noncontrolling interests 7,769us-gaap_MinorityInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= cnk_CinemarkPartnersSecondMember
7,467us-gaap_MinorityInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= cnk_CinemarkPartnersSecondMember
Laredo Theatre    
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]    
Noncontrolling interests 1,112us-gaap_MinorityInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreMember
520us-gaap_MinorityInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreMember
Greeley Ltd    
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]    
Noncontrolling interests 589us-gaap_MinorityInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= cnk_GreeleyLtdMember
555us-gaap_MinorityInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= cnk_GreeleyLtdMember
All other    
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]    
Noncontrolling interests $ 859us-gaap_MinorityInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= cnk_OtherSubsidiariesMember
$ 453us-gaap_MinorityInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= cnk_OtherSubsidiariesMember