Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Computations of Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Share (Detail)

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Computations of Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Share (Detail) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, shares in Thousands, $ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Sep. 30, 2017
Jun. 30, 2017
Mar. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
Jun. 30, 2016
Mar. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Earnings Per Share Disclosure [Line Items]                      
Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. $ 95,074 $ 38,139 $ 51,239 $ 79,728 $ 77,005 $ 65,655 $ 53,906 $ 58,525 $ 264,180 $ 255,091 $ 216,869
Earnings allocated to participating share-based awards [1]                 (1,350) (1,187) (1,306)
Net income attributable to common stockholders                 $ 262,830 $ 253,904 $ 215,563
Basic weighted average common stock outstanding                 115,766 115,508 115,080
Diluted                 116,059 115,783 115,399
Basic earnings per share attributable to common stockholders $ 0.82 $ 0.33 $ 0.44 $ 0.68 $ 0.66 $ 0.56 $ 0.46 $ 0.50 $ 2.26 $ 2.19 $ 1.87
Diluted earnings per share attributable to common stockholders $ 0.82 $ 0.33 $ 0.44 $ 0.68 $ 0.66 $ 0.56 $ 0.46 $ 0.50 $ 2.26 $ 2.19 $ 1.87
Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)                      
Earnings Per Share Disclosure [Line Items]                      
Common equivalent shares for restricted stock units                 293 275 319
[1] For the years ended December 31, 2015, 2016 and 2017, a weighted average of approximately 699 shares, 542 shares and 596 shares, of unvested restricted stock, respectively, are considered participating securities.