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, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
Dec. 31, 2016
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues $ 710,748 $ 768,574 $ 2,241,553 $ 2,217,847  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,791,606   1,791,606   $ 1,704,536
Reportable Geographical Components | U.S.          
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 514,376 572,916 1,650,514 1,677,365  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 1,392,429   1,392,429   1,306,643
Reportable Geographical Components | Brazil          
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 81,545 85,051 264,085 231,556  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 194,171   194,171   197,896
Reportable Geographical Components | Other international countries          
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues 118,577 114,425 338,031 319,656  
Theatre Properties and Equipment - net 205,006   205,006   $ 199,997
Eliminations          
Revenues from External Customers and Long-Lived Assets [Line Items]          
Revenues $ (3,750) $ (3,818) $ (11,077) $ (10,730)