Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Impact of Changes in Company's Ownership Interest in Subsidiary (Detail)

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Summary of Impact of Changes in Company's Ownership Interest in Subsidiary (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Jun. 30, 2014
Mar. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Sep. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Mar. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]                      
Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. $ 47,307us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss $ 38,129us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss $ 71,731us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss $ 35,443us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss $ 15,592us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss [1] $ 80,019us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss $ 20,265us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss [2] $ 32,594us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss $ 192,610us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss $ 148,470us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss $ 168,949us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss
Net transfers from non-controlling interests                   (4,618)us-gaap_ConsolidationLessThanWhollyOwnedSubsidiaryParentOwnershipInterestChangesNet  
Change from net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. and transfers from noncontrolling interests                 192,610us-gaap_ConsolidationLessThanWhollyOwnedSubsidiaryParentOwnershipInterestChangeDueToNetIncomeAttributableToParentAndEffectsOfChangesNet 143,852us-gaap_ConsolidationLessThanWhollyOwnedSubsidiaryParentOwnershipInterestChangeDueToNetIncomeAttributableToParentAndEffectsOfChangesNet 168,949us-gaap_ConsolidationLessThanWhollyOwnedSubsidiaryParentOwnershipInterestChangeDueToNetIncomeAttributableToParentAndEffectsOfChangesNet
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Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]                      
Decrease in Cinemark Holdings, Inc. additional paid-in-capital for the buyout of Adamark non-controlling interest                   $ (4,618)us-gaap_ConsolidationLessThanWhollyOwnedSubsidiaryParentOwnershipInterestChangesPurchaseOfInterestByParent
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[1] Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the fourth quarter of 2013 includes $21,406 of income tax expense related to the sale of the Company's Mexico subsidiaries, which closed on November 15, 2013.
[2] Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the second quarter of 2013 includes a loss on early retirement of debt of $72,302 as a result of the redemption of Cinemark USA, Inc.'s 8.625% Senior Notes on June 24, 2013. See Note 11 for additional information.