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For acquisitions, description of business combinations or asset acquisitions completed during the period, including background, timing, and allocation of acquisition costs. For dispositions, disclosure includes details related to the disposal, manner and timing of disposal, the gain or loss recognized in the income statement and the income statement caption that includes that gain or loss. 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[Member] American Multi Cinema Inc Member American Multi-Cinema, Inc [Member] TopGolf [Member] TopGolf [Member] TopGolf [Member] Statement [Line Items] Statement [Line Items] Operating Segments Segment Reporting, Disclosure of Entity's Reportable Segments [Abstract] Number of Reportable Operating Segments Number of Reportable Operating Segments Number of Reportable Operating Segments Rental Properties [Abstract] 3. Rental Properties [Abstract] 3. 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Contract General and Administrative Expense General and Administrative Expense Operating Leases, Income Statement, Lease Revenue Lease, Cost Lease, Cost Straight-Line Rent Receivable Straight-Line Rent Receivable Straight-Line Rent Receivable Total Operating Leased Assets Total Operating Leased Assets Total Operating Leased Assets Receivable with Imputed Interest, Discount Receivable with Imputed Interest, Discount Operating Lease, Liability Operating Lease, Liability Operating Lease, Weighted Average Discount Rate, Percent Operating Lease, Weighted Average Discount Rate, Percent Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Due, Next Twelve Months Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Due, Next Twelve Months Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due in Two Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due in Two Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due in Three Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due in Three Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due in Four Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due in Four Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due in Five Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due in Five Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due Thereafter Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments, Due Thereafter Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Due Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Due Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, Current Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, Current Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Two Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Two Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Three Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Three Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Four Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Four Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Five Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, in Five Years Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, Thereafter Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable, Thereafter Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable Operating Leases, Future Minimum Payments Receivable Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] Statement [Table] Statement [Table] Series C Preferred Shares [Member] Series C Preferred Stock [Member] Series E Preferred Shares [Member] Series E Preferred Stock [Member] Series G Preferred Stock [Member] Series G Preferred Stock [Member] Rental properties, accumulated depreciation Common Shares, par value Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Common Shares, shares authorized Common Stock, Shares Authorized Common Stock, Shares, Issued Common Stock, Shares, Issued Preferred Shares, par value Preferred Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Preferred Shares, shares authorized Preferred Stock, Shares Authorized Preferred Shares, shares issued Preferred Stock, Shares Issued Preferred Shares, liquidation preference Auction Market Preferred Securities, Stock Series, Liquidation Value Treasury Shares, common shares Treasury Stock, Shares Accounts Receivable, Net [Abstract] Schedule of Accounts, Notes, Loans and Financing Receivable [Table] Schedule of Accounts, Notes, Loans and Financing Receivable [Table] Accounts, Notes, Loans and Financing Receivable by Legal Entity of Counterparty, Type [Axis] Legal Entity of Counterparty, Type [Axis] Legal Entity Type of Counterparty [Domain] Legal Entity Type of Counterparty [Domain] Tenants [Member] Tenants Member Tenants [Member] Non-Tenants [Member] Non Tenants Member Non-Tenants [Member] Carrying amounts of accounts receivable Accounts Receivable, Gross Revenue Bond Receivable Revenue Bond Receivable Receivable from Sullivan County Infrastructure Revenue Bond Total Accounts Receivable, Net Earnings Per Share [Abstract] Basic EPS: Earnings Per Share, Basic [Abstract] Income from continuing operations Income (Loss) from Continuing Operations, Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Less: preferred dividend requirements Preferred Stock Dividends and Other Adjustments Net income available to common shareholders of EPR Properties Net Income (Loss) Available to Common Stockholders, Basic Weighted average number of shares outstanding, basic Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Basic Net income available to common shareholders (in dollars per share) Earnings Per Share, Basic Diluted EPS: Earnings Per Share, Diluted [Abstract] Share options (in shares) Incremental Common Shares Attributable to Dilutive Effect of Share-based Payment Arrangements Income from continuing operations available to common shareholders, diluted Net Income Loss From Continuing Operation Available To Common Stockholders Diluted Net Income Loss From Continuing Operation Available To Common Stockholders Diluted Weighted average number of shares outstanding, diluted Weighted Average Number of Shares Outstanding, Diluted Net income available to common shareholders, diluted Net Income (Loss) Available to Common Stockholders, Diluted Net income available to common shareholders (in dollars per share) Earnings Per Share, Diluted Summary Of Carrying Amounts Of Investments In Direct Financing Leases, Net Schedule Of Carrying Amounts Of Investment in Direct Financing Lease Net [Table Text Block] Schedule Of Carrying Amounts Of Investment in Direct Financing Lease Net [Table Text Block] Fair Value Disclosures [Abstract] Fair Value, Investments, Entities that Calculate Net Asset Value Per Share [Table] Fair Value, Investments, Entities that Calculate Net Asset Value Per Share [Table] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Fair Value, Measurement Frequency [Domain] Fair Value, Measurement Frequency [Domain] Fair Value, Measurements, Recurring [Member] Fair Value, Measurements, Recurring [Member] Derivative Instrument Risk [Axis] Derivative Instrument [Axis] Derivative Contract Type [Domain] Derivative Contract [Domain] Cross Currency Swaps [Member] Cross Currency Swaps Member Cross Currency Swaps 2014 [Member] Interest Rate Swap [Member] Interest Rate Swap [Member] Fair Value, Hierarchy [Axis] Fair Value, Hierarchy [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy [Domain] Fair Value Hierarchy [Domain] Fair Value, Inputs, Level 2 [Member] Fair Value, Inputs, Level 2 [Member] Derivative Asset, Fair Value, Gross Asset Derivative Asset, Fair Value, Gross Asset Business Segments [Axis] Segments [Axis] Segments [Domain] Segments [Domain] Entertainment Reportable Operating Segment [Member] Entertainment Reportable Operating Segment [Member] Entertainment Reportable Operating Segment [Member] Education Reportable Operating Segment [Member] Education Reportable Operating Segment [Member] Education Reportable Operating Segment [Member] Other Reportable Operating Segment [Member] Other Reportable Operating 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receivable Mortgage Notes and Related Accrued Interest Receivable, Net The balance represents the amount of loans, including accrued interest receivable, that are secured by real estate mortgages, offset by the allowance for loan losses. 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Receivable interest rate maximum Receivable Interest Rate Stated Percentage Rate Range Maximum Receivable interest rate stated percentage rate range maximum market rate used as discount factor to determine fair value of notes market rate used as discount factor to determine fair value of notes market rate used as discount factor to determine fair value of notes Weighted market rate used for determining future cash flow for notes receivable Weighted Average Market Rate Used As Discount Factor To Determine Fair Value Of Notes Weighted Average Market Rate Used As Discount Factor To Determine Fair Value Of Notes Fair value of notes receivable Notes Receivable, Fair Value Disclosure Investment in direct financing leases, net Net Investment in Direct Financing and Sales Type Leases Finance lease investment weighted average interest rate Finance lease investment Weighted Average Interest Rate Finance lease investment Weighted Average Interest Rate Minimum interest on investments in direct finance lease Investment In Direct Finance Lease Interest Rate Range Minimum When presenting a range of interest rates, the lowest rate for investment in direct finance lease as of the balance sheet date. Maximum interest on investments in direct finance lease Investment In Direct Finance Lease Interest Rate Range Maximum When presenting a range of interest rates, the highest rate for investment in direct finance lease as of the balance sheet date. Debt Long-term Debt Long-term debt, weighted average interest rate Long-term Debt, Weighted Average Interest Rate, at Point in Time Weighted market rate for determining fair value of debt Weighted Average Market Rate Used As Discount Factor To Determine Fair Value Of Debt Weighted Average Market Rate Used As Discount Factor To Determine Fair Value Of Debt market rate used as discount factor to determine fair value of debt market rate used as discount factor to determine fair value of debt market rate used as discount factor to determine fair value of debt Long-term Debt, Fair Value Long-term Debt, Fair Value Statement of Stockholders' Equity [Abstract] Statement, Equity Components [Axis] Equity Components [Axis] Equity Component [Domain] Equity Component [Domain] Common Stock [Member] Common Stock [Member] Preferred Stock [Member] Preferred Stock [Member] Additional Paid-in Capital [Member] Additional Paid-in Capital [Member] Treasury shares [Member] Treasury Stock [Member] Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) [Member] AOCI Attributable to Parent [Member] Distributions in excess of net income [Member] Accumulated Distributions in Excess of Net Income [Member] Increase (Decrease) in Stockholders' Equity [Roll Forward] Balance (in shares) Shares, Issued Total equity Stockholders' Equity, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Restricted share units issued to Trustees Other Changes During Period Shares Number of shares of other changes in stock during the period. Issuance of nonvested shares, net Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Restricted Stock Award, Net of Forfeitures Issuance of nonvested shares, net Stock Issued During Period, Value, Restricted Stock Award, Net of Forfeitures Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Share-based Compensation, Forfeited Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Share-based Compensation, Forfeited Purchase of common shares for vesting Treasury Stock, Retired, Cost Method, Amount Share-based compensation expense Employee Service Share Based Compensation Restricted Stock Units And Restricted Shares Unrecognized Compensation Cost On Nonvested Awards Employee Service Share-based Compensation, Restricted stock units and restricted shares, Unrecognized Compensation Costs on Nonvested Awards. 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Depreciation and amortization Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Nonproduction Equity in income from joint ventures Income (Loss) from Equity Method Investments Income tax benefit (expense) Income Tax Expense (Benefit) Net income attributable to EPR Properties Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Parent Preferred dividend requirements Dividends, Preferred Stock Net Income (Loss) Available to Common Stockholders, Basic Fair Value Disclosures Fair Value Disclosures [Text Block] Statement of Cash Flows [Abstract] Scenario [Axis] Scenario [Axis] Scenario, Unspecified [Domain] Scenario, Unspecified [Domain] Operating activities: Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Net income Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash provided by operating activities: Adjustments to Reconcile Net Income (Loss) to Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Gain on sale of real estate Gains Losses On Sales Or Acquisitions Of Real Estate Gains Losses On 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