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Summary of Impact of Translating Financial Statements of Company's International Subsidiaries (Detail)

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Summary of Impact of Translating Financial Statements of Company's International Subsidiaries (Detail)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2017
USD ($)
Sep. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2016
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]          
Other comprehensive Income (Loss) $ 9,085 $ (3,669) $ 5,578 $ 34,998  
Brazil          
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]          
Exchange Rate 3.17   3.17   3.26
Other comprehensive Income (Loss)     $ 6,700    
Argentina          
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]          
Exchange Rate 17.70   17.70   16.04
Other comprehensive Income (Loss)     $ (5,918)    
Peru          
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]          
Exchange Rate 3.35   3.35   3.45
Other comprehensive Income (Loss)     $ 1,133    
Chile          
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]          
Exchange Rate 640.60   640.60   679.09
Other comprehensive Income (Loss)     $ 3,136    
Other foreign countries          
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]          
Other comprehensive Income (Loss)     527    
International Subsidiaries | Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Stockholders' Equity          
Foreign Currency Translation [Line Items]          
Other comprehensive Income (Loss)     $ 5,578