Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Impact of Changes in Company's Ownership Interest in Subsidiary (Detail)

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Summary of Impact of Changes in Company's Ownership Interest in Subsidiary (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Sep. 30, 2015
Jun. 30, 2015
Mar. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Jun. 30, 2014
Mar. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]                      
Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. $ 57,751 $ 46,339 $ 70,258 $ 42,521 $ 47,307 $ 38,129 $ 71,731 $ 35,443 $ 216,869 $ 192,610 $ 148,470
Net transfers from non-controlling interests                     (4,618)
Change from net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. and transfers from noncontrolling interests                 $ 216,869 $ 192,610 143,852
Brazil                      
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]                      
Decrease in Cinemark Holdings, Inc. additional paid-in-capital for the buyout of Adamark non-controlling interest                     $ (4,618)