Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Condensed Parent Company Statements of Comprehensive Income (Parenthetical) (Detail)

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Condensed Parent Company Statements of Comprehensive Income (Parenthetical) (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]      
Unrealized gain due to fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements, tax $ 1,759us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodTax $ 1,865us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodTax $ 557us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodTax
Unrealized gain (loss) due to fair value adjustments on available-for-sale securities, tax 1,479us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodTax (1,223)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodTax 1,499us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodTax
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.      
Condensed Statement of Income Captions [Line Items]      
Unrealized gain due to fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements, tax 1,759us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodTax
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1,865us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodTax
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557us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedGainLossOnDerivativesArisingDuringPeriodTax
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
Unrealized gain (loss) due to fair value adjustments on available-for-sale securities, tax $ 1,479us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodTax
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
$ (1,223)us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodTax
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
$ 1,499us-gaap_OtherComprehensiveIncomeUnrealizedHoldingGainLossOnSecuritiesArisingDuringPeriodTax
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= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember