Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Goodwill (Detail)

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Summary of Goodwill (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2013
U.S. Theatre
Dec. 31, 2012
U.S. Theatre
Dec. 31, 2013
Mexico Theatre
Dec. 31, 2013
U.S. Operating Segment
Dec. 31, 2012
U.S. Operating Segment
Dec. 31, 2011
U.S. Operating Segment
Dec. 31, 2013
U.S. Operating Segment
U.S. Theatre
Dec. 31, 2012
U.S. Operating Segment
U.S. Theatre
Dec. 31, 2013
International Operating Segment
Dec. 31, 2012
International Operating Segment
Dec. 31, 2013
International Operating Segment
Mexico Theatre
Goodwill [Line Items]                          
Beginning Balance $ 1,150,811 [1] $ 1,150,637 [1]       $ 1,150,471 [1] $ 956,997 [1] $ 948,026 [1]     $ 193,814 [1] $ 202,611 [1]  
Acquisition of U.S. theatres     203,827 8,971         203,827 8,971      
Foreign currency translation adjustments (22,590) (8,797)                 (22,590) (8,797)  
Ending Balance 1,288,090 [1] 1,150,811 [1]       1,150,471 [1] 956,997 [1] 948,026 [1]     137,619 [1] 193,814 [1]  
Disposition of theatres in U.S. and Mexico     $ (10,353)   $ (33,605)       $ (10,353)       $ (33,605)
[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.