Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail)

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Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Jun. 30, 2014
Mar. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Sep. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Mar. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues $ 659,944us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 646,903us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 717,863us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 602,280us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 651,933us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet [1] $ 757,566us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 725,622us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet [2] $ 547,773us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 2,626,990us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 2,682,894us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet $ 2,473,531us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,450,812us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet       1,427,190us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet       1,450,812us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet 1,427,190us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet  
Reportable Geographical Components | U.S.                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 1,934,990us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
1,912,674us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
1,706,511us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,094,076us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
      1,062,471us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
      1,094,076us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
1,062,471us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_US
 
Reportable Geographical Components | Brazil                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 333,919us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_BR
325,762us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_BR
328,136us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_BR
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 204,107us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_BR
      201,492us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_BR
      204,107us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_BR
201,492us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= country_BR
 
Reportable Geographical Components | Other foreign countries                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 370,704us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= cnk_OtherInternationalCountriesMember
457,291us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= cnk_OtherInternationalCountriesMember
449,527us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= cnk_OtherInternationalCountriesMember
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 152,629us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= cnk_OtherInternationalCountriesMember
      163,227us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= cnk_OtherInternationalCountriesMember
      152,629us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= cnk_OtherInternationalCountriesMember
163,227us-gaap_PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableGeographicalComponentsMember
/ us-gaap_StatementGeographicalAxis
= cnk_OtherInternationalCountriesMember
 
Eliminations                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 $ (12,623)us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_GeographyEliminationsMember
$ (12,833)us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_GeographyEliminationsMember
$ (10,643)us-gaap_SalesRevenueNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_GeographyEliminationsMember
[1] Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the fourth quarter of 2013 includes $21,406 of income tax expense related to the sale of the Company's Mexico subsidiaries, which closed on November 15, 2013.
[2] Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the second quarter of 2013 includes a loss on early retirement of debt of $72,302 as a result of the redemption of Cinemark USA, Inc.'s 8.625% Senior Notes on June 24, 2013. See Note 11 for additional information.