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, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
Jun. 30, 2016
Mar. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Sep. 30, 2015
Jun. 30, 2015
Mar. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues $ 700,918 $ 768,574 $ 744,404 $ 704,869 $ 707,223 $ 700,056 $ 799,932 $ 645,398 $ 2,918,765 $ 2,852,609 $ 2,626,990
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,704,536       1,505,069       1,704,536 1,505,069  
Reportable Geographical Components | U.S.                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 2,230,693 2,137,733 1,934,990
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,306,643       1,175,535       1,306,643 1,175,535  
Reportable Geographical Components | Brazil                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 304,407 291,959 333,919
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 197,896       163,505       197,896 163,505  
Reportable Geographical Components | Other foreign countries                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 397,166 436,776 370,704
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net $ 199,997       $ 166,029       199,997 166,029  
Eliminations                      
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]                      
Revenues                 $ (13,501) $ (13,859) $ (12,623)