Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Supplemental Information to Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Detail)

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Supplemental Information to Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Schedule of Cash Flow, Supplemental [Line Items]      
Cash paid for interest $ 107,926us-gaap_InterestPaid $ 116,890us-gaap_InterestPaid $ 117,172us-gaap_InterestPaid
Cash paid for income taxes, net of refunds received 122,972us-gaap_IncomeTaxesPaidNet 136,124us-gaap_IncomeTaxesPaidNet 89,034us-gaap_IncomeTaxesPaidNet
Noncash investing and financing activities:      
Change in accounts payable and accrued expenses for the acquisition of theatre properties and equipment 1,225cnk_ChangeInAccountsPayableForAcquisitionOfTheatreProperties [1] 7,325cnk_ChangeInAccountsPayableForAcquisitionOfTheatreProperties [1] (13,827)cnk_ChangeInAccountsPayableForAcquisitionOfTheatreProperties [1]
Theatre properties and equipment acquired under capital lease 19,908cnk_ValueOfPropertiesAcquiredUnderCapitalLease 69,541cnk_ValueOfPropertiesAcquiredUnderCapitalLease 18,754cnk_ValueOfPropertiesAcquiredUnderCapitalLease
Investment in NCM - receipt of common units (See Note 6) 8,216cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne 98,797cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne 9,137cnk_ValueOfCommonUnitsReceivedFromCompanyOne
Dividends accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards (530)cnk_DividendsAccruedOnUnvestedRestrictedStockUnitAwards (772)cnk_DividendsAccruedOnUnvestedRestrictedStockUnitAwards (894)cnk_DividendsAccruedOnUnvestedRestrictedStockUnitAwards
AC JV, LLC      
Noncash investing and financing activities:      
Investment in AC JV, LLC (see Note 7)   8,333cnk_NonCashInvestmentInJointVenture
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Issuance of promissory note related to investment in AC JV, LLC (see Note 7)   $ (8,333)cnk_PrincipalAmountOfPromissoryNoteWithCompanyOne
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[1] Additions to theatre properties and equipment included in accounts payable as of December 31, 2013 and 2014 were $12,010 and $13,235, respectively.