Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Reconciliation Between Income Tax Expenses (Detail)

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Reconciliation Between Income Tax Expenses (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Income Taxes [Line Items]        
Computed statutory tax expense   $ 101,522us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate $ 92,353us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate $ 103,886us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationIncomeTaxExpenseBenefitAtFederalStatutoryIncomeTaxRate
Foreign inflation adjustments   641cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignInflationAdjustments 67cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignInflationAdjustments (33)cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignInflationAdjustments
State and local income taxes, net of federal income tax impact   4,549us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes 789us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes 7,456us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationStateAndLocalIncomeTaxes
Foreign losses not benefited and other changes in valuation allowance   (275)cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowanceAndOther (2,052)cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowanceAndOther (711)cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangeInDeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowanceAndOther
Foreign tax rate differential   (2,125)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignIncomeTaxRateDifferential (336)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignIncomeTaxRateDifferential (1,545)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignIncomeTaxRateDifferential
Foreign dividends   1,083cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignDividends 3,294cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignDividends 10,576cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationForeignDividends
Sale of Mexican subsidiaries and related changes in intangible assets 21,406us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationDispositionOfBusiness (10,065)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationDispositionOfBusiness 21,406us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationDispositionOfBusiness  
Changes in uncertain tax positions   (1,540)cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangesInUncertainTaxPositions (2,024)cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangesInUncertainTaxPositions 13,729cnk_IncomeTaxReconciliationChangesInUncertainTaxPositions
Other - net   2,274us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationOtherAdjustments (181)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationOtherAdjustments (7,960)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationOtherAdjustments
Income taxes   $ 96,064us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit $ 113,316us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit $ 125,398us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit