Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail)

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Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (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
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues $ 707,223 $ 700,056 $ 799,932 $ 645,398 $ 659,944 $ 646,903 $ 717,863 $ 602,280 $ 2,852,609 $ 2,626,990 $ 2,682,894
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,505,069       1,450,812       1,505,069 1,450,812  
Reportable Geographical Components | U.S.                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 2,137,733 1,934,990 1,912,674
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,175,535       1,094,076       1,175,535 1,094,076  
Reportable Geographical Components | Brazil                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 291,959 333,919 325,762
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 163,505       204,107       163,505 204,107  
Reportable Geographical Components | Other foreign countries                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 436,776 370,704 457,291
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net $ 166,029       $ 152,629       166,029 152,629  
Eliminations                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 $ (13,859) $ (12,623) $ (12,833)