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Summary of Impact of Changes in Company's Ownership Interest in Subsidiary (Detail)

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Summary of Impact of Changes in Company's Ownership Interest in Subsidiary (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Sep. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Mar. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Sep. 30, 2012
Jun. 30, 2012
Mar. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2011
Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]                      
Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. $ 15,592 [1] $ 80,019 $ 20,265 [2] $ 32,594 $ 27,822 $ 47,385 $ 51,638 $ 42,104 $ 148,470 $ 168,949 $ 130,557
Net transfers from non-controlling interests                 (4,618)   (1,402)
Change from net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. and transfers from noncontrolling interests                 143,852 168,949 129,155
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Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]                      
Decrease in Cinemark Holdings, Inc. additional paid-in-capital for the buyout of noncontrolling interest                     (1,402)
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Noncontrolling Interest [Line Items]                      
Decrease in Cinemark Holdings, Inc. additional paid-in-capital for the buyout of noncontrolling interest                 $ (4,618)    
[1] Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the fourth quarter of 2013 includes $21,406 of income tax expense related to the sale of the Company's Mexico subsidiaries, which closed on November 15, 2013.
[2] Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the second quarter of 2013 includes a loss on early retirement of debt of $72,302 as a result of the redemption of Cinemark USA, Inc.'s 8.625% Senior Notes on June 24, 2013. See Note 12 for additional information.