Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Condensed Parent Company Balance Sheets (Detail)

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Condensed Parent Company Balance Sheets (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2011
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents $ 638,869us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue $ 599,929us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue $ 742,664us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue $ 521,408us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
Total assets 4,151,980us-gaap_Assets 4,144,163us-gaap_Assets    
Liabilities        
Accrued other current liabilities, including accounts payable to subsidiaries 132,857us-gaap_OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent 134,141us-gaap_OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent    
Other long-term liabilities 67,287us-gaap_OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent 74,687us-gaap_OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent    
Commitments and contingencies (see Note 6)          
Equity        
Common stock, $0.001 par value: 300,000,000 shares authorized; 119,077,473 shares issued and 115,382,538 shares outstanding at December 31, 2013 and 119,757,582 shares issued and 115,700,447 shares outstanding at December 31, 2014 120us-gaap_CommonStockValue 119us-gaap_CommonStockValue    
Additional paid-in-capital 1,095,040us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock 1,079,304us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock    
Treasury stock, 3,694,935 and 4,057,135 common shares at cost at December 31, 2013 and 2014, respectively (61,807)us-gaap_TreasuryStockValue (51,946)us-gaap_TreasuryStockValue (48,482)us-gaap_TreasuryStockValue (45,219)us-gaap_TreasuryStockValue
Retained earnings 224,219us-gaap_RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit 147,764us-gaap_RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit    
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (144,772)us-gaap_AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax (81,819)us-gaap_AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax    
Total equity 1,112,800us-gaap_StockholdersEquity 1,093,422us-gaap_StockholdersEquity    
Total liabilities and equity 4,151,980us-gaap_LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity 4,144,163us-gaap_LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity    
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.        
Assets        
Cash and cash equivalents 29us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
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35us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
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569us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
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156us-gaap_CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
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Prepaid assets 55us-gaap_PrepaidExpenseCurrent
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Investment in subsidiaries 1,126,395cnk_InvestmentInSubsidiaries
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1,095,287cnk_InvestmentInSubsidiaries
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Total assets 1,126,479us-gaap_Assets
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
1,095,322us-gaap_Assets
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
   
Liabilities        
Accrued other current liabilities, including accounts payable to subsidiaries 13,163us-gaap_OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
1,414us-gaap_OtherAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
   
Other long-term liabilities 516us-gaap_OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
486us-gaap_OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
   
Total liabilities 13,679us-gaap_Liabilities
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
1,900us-gaap_Liabilities
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Commitments and contingencies (see Note 6)          
Equity        
Common stock, $0.001 par value: 300,000,000 shares authorized; 119,077,473 shares issued and 115,382,538 shares outstanding at December 31, 2013 and 119,757,582 shares issued and 115,700,447 shares outstanding at December 31, 2014 120us-gaap_CommonStockValue
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119us-gaap_CommonStockValue
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Additional paid-in-capital 1,095,040us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock
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1,079,304us-gaap_AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock
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Treasury stock, 3,694,935 and 4,057,135 common shares at cost at December 31, 2013 and 2014, respectively (61,807)us-gaap_TreasuryStockValue
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(51,946)us-gaap_TreasuryStockValue
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Retained earnings 224,219us-gaap_RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit
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147,764us-gaap_RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit
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Accumulated other comprehensive loss (144,772)us-gaap_AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
(81,819)us-gaap_AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
   
Total equity 1,112,800us-gaap_StockholdersEquity
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
1,093,422us-gaap_StockholdersEquity
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
   
Total liabilities and equity $ 1,126,479us-gaap_LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity
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$ 1,095,322us-gaap_LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity
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