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There are some units out there that are a receiver with built-in Bluray player. Check out Harman/Kardon's BDS series. I know that H/K typically packages these with speakers and sub, but I have found by digging around, the all-in-one receiver/Bluray player can be purchased individually.
I have two of these units, one an older BDS270 which is a 2.1 system, and a newer BDS 570, a 5.1 system. I bought them at close-out prices when the newer systems were coming in, and for the money and my use, they are quite good. The little class-D amplifiers in them do a good job and everything sounds pretty good overall.
I needed simple, and this is a decent way to go, but again, at list price, you can do better sound quality wise and also in flexibility, but if you can get discounts, these are small and easy to tuck away and have decent features for the money. For what it is worth.....Tim