2004's Sexiest Men Alive

Take a peek at some of the hottest of the hot – 16 of PEOPLE's sexiest men of the year, including Jude Law, Orlando Bloom and more

JUDE LAW

This year's Sexiest Man Alive inspires superlatives from some of the world's most sought-after leading ladies. "He's the most beautiful man who ever walked the earth," says Naomi Watts, who starred with Law, 31, in I Heart Huckabees, one of the actor's six films this year. "His warmth is what makes him sexy, and it radiates through his eyes," says his Cold Mountain costar Nicole Kidman.