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Future Minimum Lease Payments under Noncancelable Operating and Capital Leases Remaining Terms in Excess of One Year (Detail)

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Future Minimum Lease Payments under Noncancelable Operating and Capital Leases Remaining Terms in Excess of One Year (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Future Minimum Payments Under Non-Cancelable Operating Leases With Initial Terms Of One-Year Or More [Line Items]    
Future minimum operating lease payments, current $ 256,206us-gaap_OperatingLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueCurrent  
Future minimum operating lease payments, in two years 248,369us-gaap_OperatingLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInTwoYears  
Future minimum operating lease payments, in three years 225,900us-gaap_OperatingLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInThreeYears  
Future minimum operating lease payments, in four years 195,930us-gaap_OperatingLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFourYears  
Future minimum operating lease payments, in five years 162,816us-gaap_OperatingLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFiveYears  
Future minimum operating lease payments, thereafter 725,046us-gaap_OperatingLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueThereafter  
Future minimum operating lease payments, total 1,814,267us-gaap_OperatingLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDue  
Future minimum capital leases payments, current 33,227us-gaap_CapitalLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueCurrent  
Future minimum capital leases payments, in two years 33,185us-gaap_CapitalLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInTwoYears  
Future minimum capital leases payments, in three years 31,580us-gaap_CapitalLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInThreeYears  
Future minimum capital leases payments, in four years 31,923us-gaap_CapitalLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFourYears  
Future minimum capital leases payments, in five years 31,542us-gaap_CapitalLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueInFiveYears  
Future minimum capital leases payments, thereafter 158,071us-gaap_CapitalLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDueThereafter  
Future minimum capital leases payments, total 319,528us-gaap_CapitalLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsDue  
Amounts representing interest payments (101,056)cnk_AmountsRepresentingInterestPayments  
Present value of future minimum payments 218,472us-gaap_CapitalLeasesFutureMinimumPaymentsPresentValueOfNetMinimumPayments  
Current portion of capital lease obligations (16,494)us-gaap_CapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent (13,847)us-gaap_CapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent
Capital lease obligations, less current portion $ 201,978us-gaap_CapitalLeaseObligationsNoncurrent $ 202,509us-gaap_CapitalLeaseObligationsNoncurrent