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Summary of Changes in Stockholders Equity (Detail)

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Summary of Changes in Stockholders Equity (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
Shareholders Equity [Line Items]        
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. stockholder's equity, Beginning Balance     $ 1,261,818  
Share based awards compensation expense     9,487 $ 10,247
Stock withholdings related to share based awards that vested     (2,943) (6,828)
Tax (expense) benefit related to share based awards vesting     (32) 1,797
Dividends paid to stockholders     (101,304) [1] (94,117) [2]
Dividends accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards     (423) [1] (360) [2]
Dividends paid to noncontrolling interests     (588) (515)
Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. $ 38,139 $ 65,655 169,106 178,086
Other comprehensive income (loss) in equity method investees (11) (7) 92 (183)
Foreign currency translation adjustments     4,027 34,998
Cinemark Holding, Inc. stockholder's equity, Ending Balance 1,339,828   1,339,828  
Noncontrolling Interests, Beginning balance     11,142  
Net income attributable to Noncontrolling Interests (401) (471) (1,438) (1,454)
Noncontrolling Interests, Ending Balance 11,992   11,992  
Total Equity, Beginning Balance     1,272,960 1,110,813
Net income 38,540 66,126 170,544 179,540
Total Equity, Ending Balance 1,351,820 1,233,616 1,351,820 1,233,616
Issuance of common stock related to restricted stock units that vested       1
Fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements designated as hedges, net of settlements, net of taxes 0 0 0 234
Gain realized on available-for-sale securities, net of taxes of $1,180       (2,011)
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Stockholders' Equity        
Shareholders Equity [Line Items]        
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. stockholder's equity, Beginning Balance     1,261,818 1,099,708
Share based awards compensation expense     9,487 10,247
Stock withholdings related to share based awards that vested     (2,943) (6,828)
Tax (expense) benefit related to share based awards vesting     (32) 1,797
Dividends paid to stockholders     (101,304) [1] (94,117) [2]
Dividends accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards     (423) [1] (360) [2]
Dividends paid to noncontrolling interests     0 0
Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc.     169,106 178,086
Other comprehensive income (loss) in equity method investees     92 (183)
Foreign currency translation adjustments     4,027 34,974
Cinemark Holding, Inc. stockholder's equity, Ending Balance 1,339,828 1,221,548 1,339,828 1,221,548
Issuance of common stock related to restricted stock units that vested       1
Fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements designated as hedges, net of settlements, net of taxes       234
Gain realized on available-for-sale securities, net of taxes of $1,180       (2,011)
Noncontrolling Interests        
Shareholders Equity [Line Items]        
Share based awards compensation expense     0 0
Stock withholdings related to share based awards that vested     0 0
Tax (expense) benefit related to share based awards vesting     0 0
Dividends paid to stockholders     0 [1] 0 [2]
Dividends accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards     0 [1] 0 [2]
Dividends paid to noncontrolling interests     (588) (515)
Other comprehensive income (loss) in equity method investees     0 0
Foreign currency translation adjustments     0 24
Noncontrolling Interests, Beginning balance     11,142 11,105
Net income attributable to Noncontrolling Interests     1,438 1,454
Noncontrolling Interests, Ending Balance $ 11,992 $ 12,068 $ 11,992 12,068
Issuance of common stock related to restricted stock units that vested       0
Fair value adjustments on interest rate swap agreements designated as hedges, net of settlements, net of taxes       0
Gain realized on available-for-sale securities, net of taxes of $1,180       $ 0
[1] Below is a summary of dividends paid to stockholders and accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards during the nine months ended September 30, 2017: Amount per Share Declaration Date Record Date Payable Date of Common Stock Total 2/23/2017 3/8/2017 3/20/2017 $0.29 $33,912 5/25/2017 6/8/2017 6/22/2017 0.29 33,904 8/10/2017 8/31/2017 9/13/2017 0.29 33,911 Total $0.87 $101,727
[2] Below is a summary of dividends paid to stockholders and accrued on unvested restricted stock unit awards during the nine months ended September 30, 2016: Amount per Share Declaration Date Record Date Payable Date of Common Stock Total 2/24/2016 3/7/2016 3/18/2016 $0.27 $31,367 5/26/2016 6/8/2016 6/22/2016 0.27 31,373 8/18/2016 8/31/2016 9/13/2016 0.27 31,737 Total $0.81 $94,477