Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Related Party Transactions - Additional Information (Detail)

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Related Party Transactions - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Copper Beech Capital LLC      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Amount paid for the use of aircraft $ 74cnk_AmountPaidForUseOfAircraft
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_CopperBeechCapitalLLCMember
$ 91cnk_AmountPaidForUseOfAircraft
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_CopperBeechCapitalLLCMember
$ 82cnk_AmountPaidForUseOfAircraft
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_CopperBeechCapitalLLCMember
Syufy Enterprises, LP      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Number of theatres leased 15cnk_NumberOfTheatresLeased
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_SyufyEnterprisesLpMember
   
Number of parking facilities leased 1cnk_NumberOfParkingFacilitiesLeased
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_SyufyEnterprisesLpMember
   
Total number of leases 16cnk_TotalNumberOfLeasesWithRelatedParty
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= cnk_SyufyEnterprisesLpMember
   
Number of leases with minimum annual rent 14cnk_NumberOfLeasesWithMinimumAnnualRent
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_SyufyEnterprisesLpMember
   
Number of leases without minimum annual rent 2cnk_NumberOfLeasesWithoutMinimumAnnualRent
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_SyufyEnterprisesLpMember
   
Total rent paid to Syufy 21,040cnk_CashPaymentsMadeToRelatedPartyForLeasedProperties
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_SyufyEnterprisesLpMember
22,876cnk_CashPaymentsMadeToRelatedPartyForLeasedProperties
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_SyufyEnterprisesLpMember
24,783cnk_CashPaymentsMadeToRelatedPartyForLeasedProperties
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_SyufyEnterprisesLpMember
Laredo Theatre, Ltd      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Company's interest in Laredo 75.00%cnk_CompanyOwnershipPercentageOfSubsidiary
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= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
   
Lone Star Theatre's interest in Laredo 25.00%cnk_PercentageOfInterestHeldByCoPartner
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= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
   
Ownership interest held by David Roberts 100.00%cnk_OwnershipInterestInCoPartnerOfTheatresHeldByRelatedParty
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
   
Percentage of common stock held by Chairman of the Board of Directors 9.00%cnk_PercentOfCommonStockHeldByChairman
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
   
Percentage of management fees based on theatre revenues 5.00%cnk_PercentageOfManagementFeesBasedOnTheatreRevenueUnderConditionOne
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
   
Maximum amount of theater revenue used to calculate management fees 50,000cnk_MaximumAmountOfTheaterRevenueUsedToCalculateManagementFeesUnderConditionOne
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
   
Percentage of management fees based on theatre revenues in excess 3.00%cnk_PercentageOfManagementFeesBasedOnTheatreRevenueUnderConditionTwo
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
   
Minimum amount of theater revenue used to calculate management fees 50,000cnk_MinimumAmountOfTheaterRevenueUsedToCalculateManagementFeesUnderConditionTwo
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
   
Management fee revenues 564us-gaap_ManagementFeesRevenue
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
558us-gaap_ManagementFeesRevenue
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
522us-gaap_ManagementFeesRevenue
/ us-gaap_RelatedPartyTransactionsByRelatedPartyAxis
= cnk_LaredoTheatreLtdMember
Lone Star Theatres, Inc      
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Distribution paid to Lone Star Theatre   $ 1,000cnk_DividendsPaidToNonControllingInterest
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= cnk_LoneStarMember