Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Quarterly Financial Information (Parenthetical) (Detail)

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Quarterly Financial Information (Parenthetical) (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Jun. 24, 2013
Quarterly Financial Information [Line Items]            
Loss on early retirement of debt   $ 72,302cnk_LossOnEarlyRetirementOfDebt   $ 72,302cnk_LossOnEarlyRetirementOfDebt $ 5,599cnk_LossOnEarlyRetirementOfDebt  
Sale of Mexican subsidiaries 21,406us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationDispositionOfBusiness   (10,065)us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationDispositionOfBusiness 21,406us-gaap_IncomeTaxReconciliationDispositionOfBusiness    
8.625% senior note            
Quarterly Financial Information [Line Items]            
Loss on early retirement of debt           $ 50cnk_LossOnEarlyRetirementOfDebt
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Interest rate 8.625%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
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= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
8.625%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
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= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
8.625%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
/ us-gaap_DebtInstrumentAxis
= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember
8.625%us-gaap_DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
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= cnk_EightPointSixTwoFivePercentSeniorNoteMember