Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Income Before Income Taxes (Detail)

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Income Before Income Taxes (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Income Tax Examination [Line Items]      
Income before income taxes $ 290,063cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes $ 263,864cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes $ 296,818cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes
Current:      
Federal 61,732us-gaap_CurrentFederalTaxExpenseBenefit 97,467us-gaap_CurrentFederalTaxExpenseBenefit 55,399us-gaap_CurrentFederalTaxExpenseBenefit
Foreign 27,681us-gaap_CurrentForeignTaxExpenseBenefit 42,690us-gaap_CurrentForeignTaxExpenseBenefit 53,964us-gaap_CurrentForeignTaxExpenseBenefit
State 6,125us-gaap_CurrentStateAndLocalTaxExpenseBenefit 10,951us-gaap_CurrentStateAndLocalTaxExpenseBenefit 8,494us-gaap_CurrentStateAndLocalTaxExpenseBenefit
Total current expense 95,538us-gaap_CurrentIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 151,108us-gaap_CurrentIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 117,857us-gaap_CurrentIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
Deferred:      
Federal 6,322us-gaap_DeferredFederalIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit (30,833)us-gaap_DeferredFederalIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 12,096us-gaap_DeferredFederalIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
Foreign (6,437)us-gaap_DeferredForeignIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 2,653us-gaap_DeferredForeignIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit (6,007)us-gaap_DeferredForeignIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
State 641us-gaap_DeferredStateAndLocalIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit (9,612)us-gaap_DeferredStateAndLocalIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 1,452us-gaap_DeferredStateAndLocalIncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
Total deferred taxes 526cnk_DeferredIncomeTaxesExpenseBenefit (37,792)cnk_DeferredIncomeTaxesExpenseBenefit 7,541cnk_DeferredIncomeTaxesExpenseBenefit
Income taxes 96,064us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 113,316us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 125,398us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
U.S.      
Income Tax Examination [Line Items]      
Income before income taxes 205,521cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_DomesticCountryMember
162,687cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_DomesticCountryMember
183,207cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_DomesticCountryMember
Foreign      
Income Tax Examination [Line Items]      
Income before income taxes $ 84,542cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_ForeignCountryMember
$ 101,177cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_ForeignCountryMember
$ 113,611cnk_IncomeBeforeIncomeTaxes
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_ForeignCountryMember