Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Goodwill (Detail)

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Summary of Goodwill (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Goodwill [Line Items]    
Beginning Balance [1] $ 1,262,963 $ 1,247,548
Acquisitions of theatres 23,089 [2] 7,607
Other acquisitions [3]   1,410
Foreign currency translation adjustments (1,973) 6,398
Ending Balance [1] 1,284,079 1,262,963
U.S. Operating Segment    
Goodwill [Line Items]    
Beginning Balance [1] 1,164,163 1,156,556
Acquisitions of theatres 9,878 [2] 7,607
Other acquisitions [3]   0
Foreign currency translation adjustments 0 0
Ending Balance [1] 1,174,041 1,164,163
International Operating Segment    
Goodwill [Line Items]    
Beginning Balance [1] 98,800 90,992
Acquisitions of theatres 13,211 [2] 0
Other acquisitions [3]   1,410
Foreign currency translation adjustments (1,973) 6,398
Ending Balance [1] $ 110,038 $ 98,800
[1] Balances are presented net of accumulated impairment losses of $214,031 for the U.S. operating segment and $27,622 for the international operating segment.
[2] Acquisition of theatres in the U.S. and international markets.
[3] Acquisition of screen advertising companies in Central America and Colombia.