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Summary of Impact of Translating Financial Statements of Company's International Subsidiaries (Detail)

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Summary of Impact of Translating Financial Statements of Company's International Subsidiaries (Detail)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2016
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (4,966) $ 26,394 $ (125,512)
Brazil      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 3.96 3.26 3.31
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (74,559) $ 37,286 $ (4,567)
Argentina      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 12.95 16.04 18.65
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (30,520) $ (13,362) $ (8,200)
Colombia      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 3,149.47 3,000.71 2,936.67
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (8,043) $ 1,278 $ 246
Chile      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 709.16 679.09 615.97
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (6,572) $ 1,855 $ 5,672
Peru      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Exchange Rate 3.46 3.45 3.24
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (4,882) $ 87 $ 2,752
Other foreign countries      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) (898) (783) (869)
International Subsidiaries | Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Stockholders' Equity      
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]      
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ (125,474) $ 26,361 $ (4,966)