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Condensed Parent Company Statements of Comprehensive Income (Detail)

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Condensed Parent Company Statements of Comprehensive Income (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Condensed Statement of Income Captions [Line Items]      
Net income $ 193,999us-gaap_ProfitLoss $ 150,548us-gaap_ProfitLoss $ 171,420us-gaap_ProfitLoss
Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax      
Unrealized gain due to fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements, net of taxes of $557, $1,865 and $1,759, net of settlements 2,846us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax 3,151us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax 1,020us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax
Unrealized gain (loss) due to fair value adjustments on available-for-sale securities, net of taxes of $1,499, $1,223 and $1,479 2,507us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax (2,041)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax 2,499us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax
Amortization of accumulated other comprehensive loss on terminated swap agreement     2,470cnk_AmortizationOfAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveLossOnTerminatedSwapAgreement
Other comprehensive income in equity method investments 676cnk_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossEquityMethodInvestments 2,386cnk_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossEquityMethodInvestments  
Foreign currency translation adjustments (68,997)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax (47,699)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax (20,232)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
Total other comprehensive loss, net of tax (62,968)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax (44,203)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax (14,243)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
Total comprehensive income, net of tax 131,031us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 106,345us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest 157,177us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
Comprehensive income attributable to noncontrolling interests (1,374)us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest (1,996)us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest (2,244)us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
Comprehensive income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. 129,657us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax 104,349us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax 154,933us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.      
Condensed Statement of Income Captions [Line Items]      
Net income 192,610us-gaap_ProfitLoss
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
148,470us-gaap_ProfitLoss
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
168,949us-gaap_ProfitLoss
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax      
Unrealized gain due to fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements, net of taxes of $557, $1,865 and $1,759, net of settlements 2,846us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
3,151us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
1,020us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Unrealized gain (loss) due to fair value adjustments on available-for-sale securities, net of taxes of $1,499, $1,223 and $1,479 2,507us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
(2,041)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
2,499us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Amortization of accumulated other comprehensive loss on terminated swap agreement     2,470cnk_AmortizationOfAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveLossOnTerminatedSwapAgreement
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Other comprehensive income in equity method investments 676cnk_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossEquityMethodInvestments
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
2,386cnk_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossEquityMethodInvestments
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Foreign currency translation adjustments (68,982)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
(47,617)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
(20,005)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Total other comprehensive loss, net of tax (62,953)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
(44,121)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
(14,016)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Total comprehensive income, net of tax 129,657us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
104,349us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
154,933us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Comprehensive income attributable to noncontrolling interests 0us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
0us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
0us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Comprehensive income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. $ 129,657us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
$ 104,349us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
$ 154,933us-gaap_ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember