Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Net Long-Term Deferred Income Tax Liabilities (Detail)

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Net Long-Term Deferred Income Tax Liabilities (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Deferred liabilities:    
Theatre properties and equipment $ 127,010us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment $ 126,794us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment
Tax impact of items in other comprehensive income (loss) 55us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOtherComprehensiveIncome (3,183)us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOtherComprehensiveIncome
Deferred intercompany sales   12,398cnk_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDeferredIntercompanySales
Intangible asset - other 29,342us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesGoodwillAndIntangibleAssetsIntangibleAssets 25,761us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesGoodwillAndIntangibleAssetsIntangibleAssets
Intangible asset - tradenames 111,726us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOther 122,129us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOther
Investment in partnerships 111,328us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesInvestmentInNoncontrolledAffiliates 113,038us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesInvestmentInNoncontrolledAffiliates
Total deferred liabilities 379,461us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilities 400,120us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilities
Deferred assets:    
Deferred lease expenses 27,341cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredLeaseExpenses 27,811cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredLeaseExpenses
Deferred revenue - NCM 124,366us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredIncome 124,408us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredIncome
Capital lease obligations 73,306cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsCapitalLeaseObligations 79,064cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsCapitalLeaseObligations
Tax impact of items in other comprehensive income (loss) (55)us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOtherComprehensiveIncome 3,183us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOtherComprehensiveIncome
Tax loss carryforwards 7,764cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsTaxLossCarryforwards 7,653cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsTaxLossCarryforwards
Alternative minimum tax and other credit carryforwards 43,384cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsTaxCreditCarryforwardsAlternativeMinimumTaxAndOther 20,725cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsTaxCreditCarryforwardsAlternativeMinimumTaxAndOther
Other expenses, not currently deductible for tax purposes 25,807us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseOther 33,307us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseOther
Total deferred assets 301,968us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsGross 296,151us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsGross
Net deferred income tax liability before valuation allowance 77,493cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNetBeforeValuationAllowance 103,969cnk_DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNetBeforeValuationAllowance
Valuation allowance against deferred assets - current 2,384us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowanceCurrent  
Valuation allowance against deferred assets - non-current 50,489us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowanceNoncurrent 25,711us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowanceNoncurrent
Net deferred income tax liability 130,366us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet 129,680us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet
Foreign    
Deferred assets:    
Net deferred income tax liability 12,213us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_ForeignCountryMember
21,729us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_ForeignCountryMember
U.S.    
Deferred assets:    
Net deferred income tax liability $ 118,153us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_DomesticCountryMember
$ 107,951us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet
/ us-gaap_IncomeTaxAuthorityAxis
= us-gaap_DomesticCountryMember