Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Revenues Disaggregated Based on Major Type of Good or Service and by Reportable Operating Segment (Detail)

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Summary of Revenues Disaggregated Based on Major Type of Good or Service and by Reportable Operating Segment (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
[1]
Sep. 30, 2018
[1]
Jun. 30, 2018
[1]
Mar. 31, 2018
[1]
Dec. 31, 2017
Sep. 30, 2017
Jun. 30, 2017
Mar. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues $ 798,476 $ 754,235 $ 889,053 $ 779,971 $ 749,994 $ 710,748 $ 751,195 $ 779,610 $ 3,221,735 [1] $ 2,991,547 $ 2,918,765
Admissions Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 1,834,173    
Concession Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 1,108,793 $ 1,038,788 $ 990,103
Screen Advertising and Promotional Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 139,860    
Other Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 138,909    
U.S. Operating Segment                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues [2]                 2,538,957    
U.S. Operating Segment | Admissions Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues [2]                 1,461,151    
U.S. Operating Segment | Concession Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues [2]                 892,391    
U.S. Operating Segment | Screen Advertising and Promotional Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues [2]                 78,591    
U.S. Operating Segment | Other Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues [2]                 106,824    
International Operating Segment                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 682,778    
International Operating Segment | Admissions Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 373,022    
International Operating Segment | Concession Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 216,402    
International Operating Segment | Screen Advertising and Promotional Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 61,269    
International Operating Segment | Other Revenues                      
Disaggregation of Revenue [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 $ 32,085    
[1] See Note 3 for discussion of the adoption of ASC 606 and its impact on the income statement beginning in 2018.
[2] U.S. segment revenues include eliminations of intercompany transactions with the international operating segment. See Note 19 for additional information on intercompany eliminations.