As in the movie Hunger: http://youtu.be/tprMKFaTRPk (first 30 seconds). Does the punishment that comprises being passed through a line of armed men to be beaten, have a name?
Though for this particular example it doesn't work particularly well, onelook usually finds words from descriptions pretty well.– MitchApr 2, 2012 at 2:25
1I couldn't help but picture a certain scene from the movie "Flying High" when I read your question...– Amos M. CarpenterApr 2, 2012 at 3:55
It's called running the gantlet/gauntlet.