Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Related Party Transactions - Additional Information (Detail)

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Related Party Transactions - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2011
Dec. 31, 2010
Theatre
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Number of theatres leased     1
Amount recorded related to the termination of the lease     $ 111
Total rent paid to Syufy 18,602 18,881 18,058
Plitt Plaza
     
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Ownership percentage of the Company's issued and outstanding shares of common stock 9.00%    
Facility lease and other operating expenses     30
Laredo Theatre, Ltd
     
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Company's limited partnership interest in Laredo 75.00%    
Lone Star Theatre's interest in Laredo 25.00%    
Ownership interest held by David Roberts 100.00%    
Percentage of common stock held by Chairman of the Board 9.00%    
Percentage of management fees based on theatre revenues 5.00%    
Maximum amount of theater revenue used to calculate management fees 50,000    
Percentage of management fees based on theatre revenues in excess 3.00%    
Minimum amount of theater revenue used to calculate management fees 50,000    
Management fee revenues 522 476 105
Copper Beech Capital LLC
     
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Amount paid for the use of aircraft $ 82 $ 86 $ 73
Syufy Enterprises, LP
     
Related Party Transaction [Line Items]      
Number of theatres leased 19    
Number of parking facilities leased 1    
Total number of leases 20    
Number of leases with minimum annual rent 17    
Number of leases without minimum annual rent 3