Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail)

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Selected Financial Information by Geographic Area (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2018
Sep. 30, 2017
Dec. 31, 2017
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues $ 754,235 $ 710,748 $ 2,423,259 $ 2,241,553  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,820,487   1,820,487   $ 1,828,054
Reportable Geographical Components | U.S.          
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 585,536 514,376 1,897,664 1,650,514  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,474,184   1,474,184   1,439,168
Reportable Geographical Components | Brazil          
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 65,152 81,545 218,265 264,085  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 139,927   139,927   179,669
Reportable Geographical Components | Other international countries          
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 106,808 118,577 317,302 338,031  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 206,376   206,376   $ 209,217
Eliminations          
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues $ (3,261) $ (3,750) $ (9,972) $ (11,077)