Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Condensed Parent Company Balance Sheets (Parenthetical) (Detail)

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Condensed Parent Company Balance Sheets (Parenthetical) (Detail) - $ / shares
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Condensed Financial Statements, Captions [Line Items]        
Common stock, par value $ 0.001 $ 0.001    
Common stock, shares authorized 300,000,000 300,000,000    
Common stock, shares issued 121,000,903 120,657,254    
Common stock, shares outstanding 116,475,033 116,210,252    
Treasury stock, shares 4,525,870 4,447,002 4,183,504 4,057,135
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.        
Condensed Financial Statements, Captions [Line Items]        
Common stock, par value $ 0.001 $ 0.001    
Common stock, shares authorized 300,000,000 300,000,000    
Common stock, shares issued 121,000,903 120,657,254    
Common stock, shares outstanding 116,475,033 116,210,252    
Treasury stock, shares 4,525,870 4,447,002