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Subsequent Event Disposition of Mexican Subsidiaries - Additional Information (Detail)

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Subsequent Event Disposition of Mexican Subsidiaries - Additional Information (Detail) (Sale of Mexican Subsidiaries, USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
1 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Feb. 28, 2013
Screens
Theatre
Dec. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2011
Dec. 31, 2010
Sale of Mexican Subsidiaries
       
Subsequent Event [Line Items]        
Stock purchase agreement , sale of subsidiaries $ 125,000      
Number of theatres in Mexican subsidiaries 31      
Number of screens in Mexican subsidiaries 290      
Mexican subsidiaries, total revenue   $ 75,333 $ 74,448 $ 70,859